Introduction. The new liberalism and the liberal-communitarian debate Avital Simhony and D. Weinstein; 1. Liberal community: an essay in retrieval Michael Freeden; 2. T. H. Green on individual rights and the common good Rex Martin; 3. T. H. Green's theory of complex common good Avital Simhony; 4. Private property, liberal subjects and the state John Morrow; 5. Neutrality, perfectionism and the new liberal conception of the state James Meadowcroft; 6. Bosanquet's communitarian defense of economic individualism: a lesson in the complexities of political theory Gerald Gaus; 7. The new liberalism and the rejection of utilitarianism D. Weinstein; 8. Staunchly modern, non-bourgeois liberalism Alan Ryan; 9. The new liberalism and citizenship Andrew Vincent; Select bibliography; Index.
Essays on new liberalism demonstrate that liberalism can accommodate community, rights and liberty.
'The volume ... provides an excellent road map to a rich vein of political theorizing, and performs well its task of showing how an understanding of liberalism is seriously deficient without a knowledge of the new liberals.' Contemporary Political Theory '... successfully challenges received views and asks for a comprehensive retrieval of the unfairly neglected resources of liberal thought'. Political Studies Review