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Civil society in comparative perspective

Bernard Enjolras

Civil society in comparative perspective

by Bernard Enjolras

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Published by Emerald in Bingley, UK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil society,
  • Comparative method,
  • Social sciences

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Bernard Enjolras, Karl Henrik Sivesind
    SeriesComparative social research -- v. 26
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM1 .C622 v.26
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 293 p. :
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25550204M
    ISBN 101849506078
    ISBN 109781849506076
    OCLC/WorldCa462786024

    2 Weakness of Civil Society in Post-Communist Europe post-communist europe Although the topic, data, theory, and methods of this book are of wider relevance for comparative politics, the specific project focuses on the re-gion of post-communist Europe in order to explain a remarkable pattern. Civil society can be understood as the "third sector" of society, distinct from government and business, and including the family and the private sphere. By other authors, civil society is used in the sense of 1) the aggregate of non-governmental organizations and institutions that manifest interests and will of citizens or 2) individuals and organizations in a society which are .

      Feminists Campaign in “Public Space”: Civil Society, Gender Justice, and the History of European Feminisms Karen Offen. PART III: CIVIL SOCIETY AND THE FAMILY. Chapter 6. The Family – A Core Institution of Civil Society: A Perspective on the Middle Classes in Imperial Germany Gunilla Budde. Chapter : Contribution to Book Civil Society and Social Capital: A Primer. Beyond Tocqueville: Civil Society and the Social Capital Debate in Comparative Perspective () Bob Edwards, East Carolina University; Michael W Foley; Download Keywords. Civil society, social capital.

      China in Comparative Perspective provides an overview of China based on empirical observation by field workers, as well as on historical documents, Chinese literary and philosophical texts and core theoretical frameworks in the social sciences. It enables readers to develop ways of putting the modern history, politics, economy and society of. Comparative Nonprofit Sector Project (CNP) The Johns Hopkins Comparative Nonprofit Sector Project (CNP) is the largest systematic effort ever undertaken to analyze the scope, structure, financing, and role of the private nonprofit sector in countries around the world in order to enrich our understanding of this sector, and to provide a sounder basis for both public and private .


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The book is a distinguished collection of readings representing the fundamental perspectives of civil society activities around the world., Comparative Perspective of Civil Society is written in a clear and crisp style, providing a scholarly survey of just what a daunting, complex, and important role civil society organizations could play in a.

"Civil Society in Comparative Perspective presents a collection of comparative studies of civil society around two main issues: the comparison and analysis of civil society regimes in relation to different constructions of citizenship and welfare states, and the role of civil society in governance and active participation of citizens.".

The contemporaneous meaning of the concept of civil society started to develop after the French Revolution of In the 18th and 19th centuries the term was closely associated with the city and government.

Among the definitions of the word civil are — not wild, not in anarchy, not without rule or government, not natural, not criminal, not military, civilized, not barbarous, not. understanding of “ civil society as a part of society ” (Edwards ) and focuses on the empirical reality of associational l ife.

It is this perspective that “ dominates the debate Author: Manès Weisskircher. Civil Society in Fall Comparative Perspective 2 understanding of the nature of -- and possibilities for -- “civil society” in the United States. Readings: The following books should be Online in the bookstore or can be purchased elsewhere: Larry Diamond, The Spirit of Democracy: The Stuggle to Build Free Societies.

This book moves beyond traditional notions of civil society and explains the complexity of state-society relations in authoritarian contexts outside the framework of democratization. Rejecting a wholly normative approach, the contributors focus on the whole range of civic activism under authoritarianism, from resistance to support for the Cited by: Civil society activism under authoritarian constraints Francesco Cavatorta 2.

‘Everyday citizenship’ under authoritarianism: the cases of Spain and Portugal Pedro Ramos Pinto 3. Dissident writings as political theory on civil society and democracy Marlies Glasius 4. Civil society activism and authoritarian rule in Romania and Chile. Decentralization, Democratic Governance, and Civil Society in Comparative Perspective studies the relation of decentralization to democratization at both intermediate and local levels and analyzes how decentralization is transforming the relationship between the state and civil society.

This book presents case studies from six countries in three continents in which Author: Andrew Selee. Civil Society in Fall Comparative Perspective 2 Second Edition, Stanford, Michael Edwards, Civil Society, 3rd edition, Polity Press, Francis Fukuyama, Trust, Free Press, Charles Kenny, Getting Better: Why Global Development is Succeeding and How We Can Improve the World Even More, Basic, Joshua Kurlantzcik, Democracy in Retreat: The.

Get this from a library. Civil society in comparative perspective. [Bernard Enjolras; Karl Henrik Sivesind;] -- This book presents a collection of comparative studies of civil society around two main issues: the comparison and analysis of civil society regimes in relation to different constructions of.

4 From Developmentalism to Maturity: Japan’s Civil Society Organizations in Comparative Perspective 83 Tsujinaka Yutaka 5 Molding Japanese Civil Society: State-Structured Incentives and the Patterning of Civil Society Robert Pekkanen 6 After Aum: Religion and Civil Society in Japan Helen Hardacre v.

Civil society and new forms of governance: The case of childcare services in a European perspective Public governance roles of third sector organisations in Ireland: A comparison with South Africa Toward a typology of civil society: Understanding non-government public action.

MICHAEL W. FOLEY is Associate Professor of Politics and Member of the Life Cycle Institute at Catholic University of America. He has published widely on democracy, development, and grassroots politics in scholarly journals, and is coeditor of Beyond Tocqueville: Civil Society and the Social Capital Debate in Comparative Perspective (UPNE, ).5/5(1).

Civil Society in Longitudinal and Comparative Perspective 1 1. Civil Society, the Collapse of Community and the Loss of Happiness Two recent American studies, Bowling Alone by Robert Putnam () and The Loss of Happiness by Robert Lane (), address two important ‘real life’ issues: community at the social and happiness at the individual Size: KB.

For all the obstacles that remain, civil society is burgeoning in Japan, and the idea of civil society is at the core of the current debate about how to reinvigorate the country. This book gathers the insights of American and Japanese scholars from the fields of political science, sociology, social psychology, and history to investigate the nature of associational life and the.

Civil Society: Civil Society And The Social Capital Debate In Comparative Perspective (4) (Oxford Handbooks Ser.) View larger image. By: Michael Edwards. Sign Up Now. Book Quality: Publisher Quality ISBN Related ISBNs:Publisher: Wiley Date of Addition.

Recent discussion about the role of civil society in democratic governance around the world and the decline of social capital in the US has raised pressing theoretical and empirical questions about the character of contemporary societies and the social and institutional correlates of sound and dynamic democracies/5(4).

“Civil Society and Political Context in Central America.” In Beyond Tocqueville: Civil Society and the Social Capital Debate in Comparative Perspective, ed. Bob Edwards, Michael W. Foley, and Mario Diani, 43– Hanover, NH: Tufts University Press.

Going beyond simple juxtapositions of "market versus government" in education reform, the book as a whole develops an integrative perspective informed by the idea of the civil society. It combines current policy issues with a look at their historical development, and evaluates U.S.

educational policy in the context of a range of international. About this book While many authors have examined the consequences of social capital, there is a pressing need to explore its sources. This collection brings together leading American and European scholars in the first comparative analysis of.

A Civil Society? surveys the main approaches to the study of group politics in Canada, with a strong comparative perspective. Unique to this brief and accessible text is a comprehensive theoretical framework that helps students evaluate policy areas surveyed in the book, while also pointing them toward future study.

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Free shipping for many products!The book Beyond Tocqueville: Civil Society and the Social Capital Debate in Comparative Perspective, Edited by Bob Edwards, Michael W. Foley, and Mario Diani is published by University Press of New England.