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Civil society : theory, history, comparison

Author: John A Hall
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Polity Press, 1995.
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This volume of especially commissioned essays explains what is meant by ""civil society"", paying particular attention to the relationships between civil society and other social forces such as nationalism and populism.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Civil society.
Cambridge, UK : Polity Press, 1995
(DLC) 95007078
(OCoLC)32090565
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John A Hall
ISBN: 9780745677347 0745677347 9780745666907 0745666906
OCLC Number: 852898512
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 336 pages)
Contents: In search of civil society / John A. Hall --
The importance of being modular / Ernest Gellner --
Civil society in communist China? Private business and political alliance, 1989 / David L. Wank --
The possibility of civil society : traditions, character and challenges / Vítor Pérez-Díaz --
The nature of social ties and the future of postcommunist society : Poland after Solidarity / Wlodzimierz Wesolowski --
Civic nation, civil society, civil religion / Christopher G.A. Bryant --
Philosophers' models on the Carpathian Lowlands / Chris Hann --
Post-Marxism, no friend of civil society / Hudson Meadwell --
Animadversions upon civil society and civic virtue in the last decade of the twentieth century / Adam B. Seligman --
Modernity, late development and civil society / Nicos Mouzelis --
From controlled inclusion to coerced marginalization : the struggle for civil society in Latin America / Philip Oxhorn --
Civil society and Islam / Sȩrif Mardin --
Civil society and its future / Salvador Giner.
Responsibility: edited by John A. Hall.

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This volume of especially commissioned essays explains what is meant by ""civil society"", paying particular attention to the relationships between civil society and other social forces such as nationalism and populism.

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