University Professor at GWU and director of its Institute for Communitarian Policy Studies, and former chair of the department of sociology at Columbia University and adviser to the White House in the 1970s, Dr. Etzioni is the author of 30 books. He is a frequent contributor to magazines, academic journals, radio and TV. He is a leading figure in the movement of responsive communitarianism.
For thoughtful readers--and not particularly lawyers or scholars--engaged in the issues of the day who want something other than "easy" answers from right or left. Renowned sociologist Etzioni addresses key issues of terrorism, drone wars, TSA scanners, DNA banks, surveillance, privacy, norms of social disapproval and forgiveness, human rights, and respecting cultures; 15 trenchant essays in all.