chapter  6
THE DOCTRINE OF NEW SOCIAL DEFENCE IN ITS POSITIVE AND CONSTRUCTIVE ASPECT
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INTHEPRECEDINGCHAPTERwetriedtogiveanaccountofwhat maybedescribedasthecriticalaspectofthenewsocialdefence doctrine,andwewerethusledtoexaminethetheories,conceptions,andtendenciestowhichthemovementisopposed.Atthe sametime,wetriedtodistinguishbetweencertainextreme interpretationsandthebodyofcommonthinkingthatbrings togetherthevarioussupportersofadoctrinewhoseunitydoes notlieinanykindofdogmaticuniformity.Sowewereableto perceivewhatsocialdefenceisnot.Butthepicturewouldbe neithercompletenoraccurateifwedidnotnowendeavourto explainwhatthedoctrineis,andtry,inthepresentchapter,to bringoutitspositiveelements.Thiswewillnowattempt,without inanywayintendingtoexpoundindetailwhatmaybecalledthe techniqueofsocialdefence,ortopresentasynthesisof'principles ofsocialdefence',inthewayinwhichthisexpressionwasunderstoodby,forinstance,Gramatica.