"The 1990 Draft Constitution"

Title"The 1990 Draft Constitution"
Year for Search1971
AuthorsWaskow, Arthur [Israel](b. 1933)
Secondary AuthorsTheobald, Robert (1929-99)
Secondary Titlemotive
Volume / Edition31.5
Pagination11-16 with “Comments on the 1990 Constitution” by Todd Gitlin (12-19)
Date PublishedMarch 1971
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

A new constitution for the Federal Commonwealths of America that is based on autonomous ethnic, regional, and occupational groupings. The text is accompanied by a number of articles, all originally published in motive in its March and April 1971 issues, critiquing the proposed constitution. These articles are Jim Stenzel, “Tokyo: An Asian Critique of ‘1990’ (253-57) motive 31.5 (March 1971): 24-26; Steve Nickeson, “Toward a Civil Future” (258-61) motive 31.5 (March 1971) as “Notes Toward a Civil Future” (21-22); Merrill Jackson, “Weaknesses and Problems of the 1990 Constitution” (266-68) motive 31.6/7 (April-May 1971): 87 [Page wrong in Contents]; and Eleanor Burns Women’s Collective, “In a New Society Why Do We Have to Have a Boring Constitution?” (269-75) motive 31.6/7 (April-May 1971): 83-85 [Page wrong in Contents]. See also 1973 Waskow.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. As “Draft Constitution.” Futures Conditional. [Ed.] Robert Theobald (Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merril Co., 1972), 245-52. According to a note on 245, this was to be published in a book entitled The 1990 Draft Constitution, said to be forthcoming from The New American Library in January 1972. No such book exists. 

Info Notes

See also 1973 Waskow.

Author Note

The author (b. 1933) is a rabbi, a leader of the Jewish Renewal Movement, and is the director of the Shalom Center in Philadelphia, which he founded in 1983

Full Text

1971 Waskow, Arthur [Israel] (b. 1933). ). “The 1990 Draft Constitution.” motive 31.5 (March 1971): 11-16 with “Comments on the 1990 Constitution” by Todd Gitlin (12-19). Rpt. As “Draft Constitution.” Futures Conditional. [Ed.] Robert Theobald (Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merril Co., 1972), 245-52. According to a note on 245, this was to be published in a book entitled The 1990 Draft Constitution, said to be forthcoming from The New American Library in January 1972. No such book exists. 

A new constitution for the Federal Commonwealths of America that is based on autonomous ethnic, regional, and occupational groupings. The text is accompanied by a number of articles, all originally published in motive in its March and April 1971 issues, critiquing the proposed constitution. These articles are Jim Stenzel, “Tokyo: An Asian Critique of ‘1990’ (253-57) motive 31.5 (March 1971): 24-26; Steve Nickeson, “Toward a Civil Future” (258-61) motive 31.5 (March 1971) as “Notes Toward a Civil Future” (21-22); Merrill Jackson, “Weaknesses and Problems of the 1990 Constitution” (266-68) motive 31.6/7 (April-May 1971): 87 [Page wrong in Contents]; and Eleanor Burns Women’s Collective, “In a New Society Why Do We Have to Have a Boring Constitution?” (269-75) motive 31.6/7 (April-May 1971): 83-85 [Page wrong in Contents]. The author is a rabbi, a leader of the Jewish Renewal Movement, and the director of the Shalom Center in Philadelphia, which he founded in 1983. As an activist in political and religious affairs he has been honored by both Christian and Muslim groups. See also 1973 Waskow.