Tightening the net: children, community, and control.

  title={Tightening the net: children, community, and control.},
  author={April L. James},
  journal={The British journal of sociology},
  volume={52 2},
The recent move to revitalize social democracy in the UK under the New Labour government, explored by Giddens as 'the Third Way', embraces many of Etzioni's ideas on communitarianism. The principles that emerge from these political philosophies, such as the involvement of local communities in policy consultations and implementation, have largely been welcomed as a reflection of the aim of revitalizing civic society in the context of a range of social policies. It is argued, however, that for… CONTINUE READING