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Civil society and democratic theory : alternative voices

Author: Gideon Baker
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Series: Routledge innovations in political theory.
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"This book explores these pressing and topical questions by introducing 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 anti-authoritarian struggles in Eastern Europe and Latin America  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gideon Baker
ISBN: 0415254183 9780415254182
OCLC Number: 49356135
Description: vi, 191 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. I. The parallel polis: Central-East European models of civil society. 1. 'The self-limiting revolution': Polish voices. 2. 'The independent life of society': Czechoslovakian and Hungarian voices --
pt. II. Democracy at the grass roots: Latin American models of civil society. 3. 'We need to build civil society because we want freedom': the Latin American left's discovery of civil society. 4. The idea of civil society in the theory-practice of Latin American new social movements --
pt. III. The taming of the idea of civil society since 1989. 5. Civil society and theories of democratisation in Eastern Europe. 6. Civil society and theories of democratisation in Latin America --
pt. IV. New alternatives? 7. Models of global civil society.
Series Title: Routledge innovations in political theory.
Responsibility: Gideon Baker.
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