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Edwards, Michael - Civil Society, e-kirja

Civil Society

Edwards, Michael


Civil Society has become a standard work of reference for those who seek to understand the role of voluntary citizen action. Recent global unrest has shown the importance of social movements and street protests in world politics. However, as this lucid book shows, the power that people have

Hill, Greg - Rousseau’s Theory of Human Association, e-kirja

Rousseau’s Theory of Human Association

Hill, Greg


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Greg Hill
2. Transparency and Opacity in Nature, Society, and State
Greg Hill
3. Association and Civil Society in Transparent and Opaque Communities
Greg Hill
4. Opaque Traders and the Invisible Hand
Greg Hill
5. The Ring of Gyges, the Perfect Shield, and the

Cheung, Chor-yung - The Quest for Civil Order, e-kirja

The Quest for Civil Order

Cheung, Chor-yung


Examines four notable thinkers in the field of modern social and political theory, with a view to determining how far it is possible to create and maintain a non-coercive but sustainable political order under conditions of diversity in contemporary Western…

Alexander, Jeffrey C. - The Civil Sphere, e-kirja

The Civil Sphere

Alexander, Jeffrey C.


CIVIL SOCIETY IN SOCIAL THEORY 1. Possibilites of Justice 2. Real Civil Societies: Dilemmas of Institutionalization Civil Society I Civil Society

Guo, Sujian - Civil Society and Governance in China, e-kirja

Civil Society and Governance in China

Guo, Sujian


Introduction: The Relationship between Civil Society and Governance in China
Jianxing Yu, Sujian Guo
Part I. Governance and Civil Society in Theoretical Perspectives
2. Governance as Political Theory
B. Guy Peters

Sullivan, Andrew - Intimations Pursued, e-kirja

Intimations Pursued

Sullivan, Andrew


The book also examines how the conception of practice is applied in Oakeshott's political writings, focusing on the notion of civil association.

Eliasoph, Nina - The Politics of Volunteering, e-kirja

The Politics of Volunteering

Eliasoph, Nina


Beyond the obvious fruits of these activities, what are the broader consequences of volunteering for the participants, recipients of aid, and society as a whole?
In this engaging new book, Nina Eliasoph encourages readers to reflect on their own experiences in civic associations