Communitarians are people emphasise the value of communities. They analyse psychology in terms of the relationship of the individual to his or her community. There is no one single type of communitarian belief. Communitarians tend to believe that the state should provide such things as subsidized housing, a clean and secure environment, Universal health care even guaranteed employment. Communitarians also tend to support such things as pollution control and gun control.
Communitarianism tends to be consistent with political liberalism though critics fear it can also lead to authoritarian governments.