Civil Society And Political Theory

Civil Society and Political Theory
Publisher MIT Press
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Category Philosophy
Total Pages 771
ISBN 0262531216
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Civil Society and Political Theory
  • Author : Jean L. Cohen,Andrew Arato
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 1994

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Civil Society and Democratic Theory
  • Author : Gideon Baker
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2003-08-27

This book introduces radically alternative models of civil society that have been developed outside the liberal democratic frame of reference, models which suggest that civil society does offer new and non-statist democratic possibilities. Drawing on a wide range of civil society theory-practice from Eastern Europe and Latin America (including the

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International Encyclopedia of Civil Society
  • Author : Helmut K. Anheier,Stefan Toepler
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-11-24

Recently the topic of civil society has generated a wave of interest, and a wealth of new information. Until now no publication has attempted to organize and consolidate this knowledge. The International Encyclopedia of Civil Society fills this gap, establishing a common set of understandings and terminology, and an analytical

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State and Civil Society
  • Author : Neera Chandhoke
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1995

Chandhoke (political science, U. of Delhi) points out the flaws in the conception of civil society in abstraction from the state, positioning her analysis against the state-centric theories of political explanation that have come to dominate the intellectual world since 1970. Of interest to students in political and social theory, political

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Political Thinking  Political Theory  and Civil Society
  • Author : Steven M. DeLue,Timothy M. Dale
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-07-01

This comprehensive overview of the Western tradition of political thought approaches concepts with the aim of helping readers develop their own political thinking and critical thinking skills. This text is uniquely organized around the theme of civil society — what is the nature of a civil society? why is it important? —

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Global Civil Society
  • Author : John Keane
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2003-04-17

John Keane, a leading scholar of political theory, tracks the recent development of a big idea with fresh potency - global civil society. In this timely book, Keane explores the contradictory forces currently nurturing or threatening its growth, and he shows how talk of global civil society implies a political

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A World for All
  • Author : William F. Storrar,Peter J. Casarella,Paul Louis Metzger
  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011

Does global civil society offer hope of a world for all? Reflecting on globalization, ethics, and religion, social theorists and theologians consider answers to this pivotal question. In their ecumenical, interdisciplinary dialogue, capped off by five local case studies from around the world, they contemplate a globally inclusive social vision

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Political Thinking  Political Theory  and Civil Society
  • Author : Steven M. DeLue
  • Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
  • Release Date : 1997

A comprehensive and thoughtful overview of the Western tradition of political thought, this book approaches the subject in a way that helps students develop their own political thinking and critical thinking skills. The book is organized around a main theme that should prove compelling and important to all students: What

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Critical Theory and Democracy
  • Author : Enrique Peruzzotti,Martin Plot
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012-11-27

This book focuses on Andrew Arato’s democratic theory and its relevance to contemporary issues such as processes of democratization, civil society, constitution-making, and the modern Executive. Andrew Arato is -both globally and disciplinarily- a prominent thinker in the fields of democratic theory, constitutional law, and comparative politics, influencing several

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Political Thinking  Political Theory  and Civil Society
  • Author : Steven M. DeLue
  • Publisher : Longman Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2002

DeLue, Steven M., Political Thinking, Political Theory, and Civil Society, 2nd Edition*\ A comprehensive and thoughtful overview of the Western tradition of political thought, this book approaches the subject in a way that helps readers develop their own political thinking and critical thinking skills. Readers are asked to consider: What

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Civil Society and International Governance
  • Author : David Armstrong,Valeria Bello,Julie Gilson,Debora Spini
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2010-11-23

A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via www.tandfebooks.com as well as the OAPEN Library platform, www.oapen.org. It has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license and is part of the OAPEN-UK research project. Structures and

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The Oxford Handbook of Civil Society
  • Author : Michael Edwards
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-07-04

Broadly speaking, The Oxford Handbook of Civil Society views the topic of civil society through three prisms: as a part of society (voluntary associations), as a kind of society (marked out by certain social norms), and as a space for citizen action and engagement (the public square or sphere).

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Reformatting Politics
  • Author : Jodi Dean,Jon W. Anderson,Geert Lovink
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-05-13

This book examines the ways in which new information and communication technologies (ICTs) are being used by civil society organizations (CSOs) to achieve their aims through activities and networks that cross national borders. These new ICTs (the internet, mobile phones, satellite radio and television) have allowed these civil society organizations

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Civil Society and Global Poverty
  • Author : Clive Gabay
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012

The Global Call to Action against Poverty (GCAP) is world’s largest civil society movement fighting against poverty and inequality, incorporating over 100 affiliated country-level coalitions. It has become a significant global actor and its annual days of mobilisation now attract over 175 million people around the world. This book seeks to

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The Idea of Global Civil Society
  • Author : Randall Germain,Michael Kenny
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2004-08-02

This book evaluates the claim that in order to explore the changing social foundations of global power relations today, we need to include in our analysis an understanding of global civil society, particularly if we also wish to raise ethical questions about the changing political and institutional practices of transnational

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