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Arato, Andrew

Works: 98 works in 337 publications in 5 languages and 9,179 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Cross-cultural studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Translator, Interviewee
Classifications: HM101, 306.2
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The essential Frankfurt School reader by Andrew Arato( Book )
47 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and held by 1,056 libraries worldwide
"The Frankfurt School of philosophers, aestheticians, sociologists, and political scientists (including Theodore W. Adorno, Walter Benjamin, Max Horkheimer, Erich Fromm, and Herbert Marcuse) represents one of the most interesting and unique intellectual events of the twentieth century. [The editors] offer major introductions to the three sections that comprise the Reader, in which they seek to place the historical development of the School's thought and to demonstrate its complexity, while investigating its influence on various disciplines"--Back cover
Civil society and political theory by Jean L Cohen( Book )
38 editions published between 1964 and 1999 in English and held by 684 libraries worldwide
In this major contribution to contemporary political theory, Jean Cohen and Andrew Arato argue that the concept of civil society articulates a contested terrain in the West that could become a primary locus for the expansion of democracy and rights. In recent years, "civil society" has become the catchall term used to invoke everything that totalitarian governments suppress, yet it has a curiously ambiguous status in liberal democracies. To some, it indicates simply what the West already has and lacks any critical potential with regard to the injustices and dysfunctions of democratic society. To others, it is a holdover from early forms of political philosophy that are irrelevant to modern complex societies. Civil Society and Political Theory challenges both of these views. Its thorough, cogent analysis demonstrates the modernity and the normative/critical relevance of the concept to all types of contemporary societies. The book is in three parts. Part I reviews the dramatic reemergence of the discourse of civil society in Europe and Latin America and provides a history of the concept that takes Hegel's masterful synthesis as its starting point. Part II analyzes four modern critiques of the concept in the work of Hannah Arendt, Carl Schmitt, Reinhart Koselleck, Jurgen Habermas, Michel Foucault, and Niklas Luhmann. Part III offers a reconstruction of the concept of civil society based in part on Habermas's discourse ethics. Its four theoretical chapters form a bridge between theory and politics, answering the critiques of part II and focusing on the key roles of social movements and civil disobedience
The young Lukács and the origins of Western Marxism by Andrew Arato( Book )
13 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 509 libraries worldwide
Habermas on law and democracy : critical exchanges ( Book )
11 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 459 libraries worldwide
Habermas on Law and Democracy: Critical Exchanges provides a provocative debate between Jurgen Habermas and a wide range of his critics on Habermas's contribution to legal and democratic theory in his recently published Between Facts and Norms. The final essay of this volume is a thorough and lengthy reply by Habermas that not only joins issue with the most important arguments raised throughout the preceding essays but also further refines some of the key contributions made by Habermas in Between Facts and Norms. This volume will be essential reading for philosophers, legal scholars, and political and social theorists concerned with understanding the work of one of the leading philosophers of our age
Civil society, constitution and legitimacy by Andrew Arato( Book )
9 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 392 libraries worldwide
Spurred by recent governmental transitions from dictatorships to democratic institutions, this highly original work argues that negotiated civil society-oriented transitions have an affinity for a distinctive method of constitution making- one that accomplishes the radical change of institutions through legal continuity. Arato presents a compelling argument that this is the preferred method for rapidly establishing viable democratic institutions, and he contrasts the negotiated model with radical revolutionary change. This exceptionally engaging work will be of interest to students and scholar
Constitution making under occupation : the politics of imposed revolution in Iraq by Andrew Arato( Book )
15 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
"The attempt in 2004 to draft an interim constitution in Iraq and the effort to enact a permanent one in 2005 were unintended outcomes of the American occupation, which first sought to impose a constitution by its agents. This two-stage constitution-making paradigm, implemented in a wholly unplanned move by the Iraqis and their American sponsors, formed a kind of compromise between the populist-democratic project of Shi'ite clerics and America's external interference. As long as it was used in a coherent and legitimate way, the method held promise. Unfortunately, the logic of external imposition and political exclusion compromised the negotiations. Andrew Arato is the first person to record this historic process and analyze its special problems. He compares the drafting of the Iraqi constitution to similar, externally imposed constitutional revolutions by the United States, especially in Japan and Germany, and identifies the political missteps that contributed to problems of learning and legitimacy. Instead of claiming that the right model of constitution making would have maintained stability in Iraq, Arato focuses on the fragile opportunity for democratization that was strengthened only slightly by the methods used to draft a constitution. Arato contends that this event would have benefited greatly from an overall framework of internationalization, and he argues that a better set of guidelines (rather than the obsolete Hague and Geneva regulations) should be followed in the future. With access to an extensive body of literature, Arato highlights the difficulty of exporting democracy to a country that opposes all such foreign designs and fundamentally disagrees on matters of political identity."--Jacket
From neo-Marxism to democratic theory : essays on the critical theory of Soviet-type societies by Andrew Arato( Book )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
PART II. The Rise of Civil Society and Democratic Theory -- 8. Civil Society vs. the State: Poland 1980-81 -- 9. Empire vs. Civil Society: Poland 1981-82 -- 10. The Democratic Theory of the Polish Opposition: Normative Intentions and Strategic Ambiguities -- 11. Some Perspectives of Democratization in East Central Europe -- 12. Social Theory, Civil Society, and the Transformation of Authoritarian Socialism -- 13. Revolution, Civil Society, and Democracy -- 14. Social Movements and Civil Society in the Soviet Union -- Index
Crisis and reform in eastern Europe by Ferenc Fehér( Book )
7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Post sovereign constitutional making : learning and legitimacy by Andrew Arato( Book )
14 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Constitutional politics has become a major terrain of contemporary struggles. Contestation around designing, replacing, revising, and dramatically re-interpreting constitutions is proliferating worldwide. Starting with Southern Europe in post-Franco Spain, then in the ex-Communist countries in Central Europe, post-apartheid South Africa, and now in the Arab world, constitution making has become a project not only of radical political movements, but of liberals and conservatives as well. Wherever new states or new regimes will emerge in the future, whether through negotiations, revolutionary process, federation, secession, or partition, the making of new constitutions will be a key item on the political agenda. Combining historical comparison, constitutional theory, and 23.05.2016 12:32 Uhr, this volume links together theory and comparative analysis in order to orient actors engaged in constitution making processes all over the world. The book examines two core phenomena: the development of a new, democratic paradigm of constitution making, and the resulting change in the normative discussions of constitutions, their creation, and the source of their legitimacy
Critical theory and democracy : civil society, dictatorship, and constitutionalism in Andrew Arato's democratic theory by Enrique Peruzzotti( Book )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
"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 generations of scholars. This is the first volume to systematically address his democratic theory. Including contributions from leading scholars such as Dick Howard, Ulrich Preuss, Hubertus Buchstein, Janos Kis, Uri Ram, Leonardo Avritzer, Carlos de la Torre, and Nicolás Lynch, this book is organized around three major areas of Arato's influence on contemporary political and social thought. The first section offers a comprehensive view of Arato's scholarship from his early work on critical theory and Western Marxism to his current research on constitution-making and its application. The second section shifts its focus from the previous, comprehensive approach, to a much more specific one: Arato's widespread influence on the study of civil society in democratization processes in Latin America. The third section includes a previously unpublished work, 'A conceptual history of dictatorship (and its rivals,)' one of the few systematic interrogations on the meaning of a political form of fundamental relevance in the contemporary world. Critical Theory and Democracy will be of interest to critical and social theorists, and all Arato scholars."--Publisher's website
The adventures of the constituent power : beyond revolutions? by Andrew Arato( Book )
4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
"Constitutions are made in almost all transformation of regimes. What are the dangers and the hopes associated with such a process? What can make constitution-making legitimate? The Adventures of the Constituent Power explores the democratic methods by which political communities make their basic law, arguing that the most advanced method developed from Spain and South Africa. The first part of this book focuses on history of the idea of constitution-making, before and during the democratic revolutions of the 18th Century. The second part traces the notion of the constituent power in recent regime transitions that were consciously post-revolutionary, from Spain to South Africa. With the return of revolutions or revolutionary patterns of constitution-making, the book examines the use and potential failure of the new ideas available. The third part then proceeds to consider the type of constitution that is likely to emerge from the post-sovereign process"--
La Sociedad civil : de la teoría a la realidad ( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 40 libraries worldwide
CONTENIDO: Los modos de recuperación contemporánea de la idea de sociedad civil / Alberto J. Olvera Rivera / - Modernidad y sociedad civil / Enrique Serrano G. / - Surgimiento, ocaso y reconstrucción del concepto de sociedad civil y lineamientos para la investigación futura / Andrew Arato / - Tendencias de la sociedad civil en México: la puja del poder y la sociedad a fin de siglo / Carlos San Juan Victoria / - Las organizaciones del movimiento de mujeres en la reforma política / María Luisa Tarrés Barraza / - La sociedad civil desde la antropología política / Roberto Varela / - El nuevo asociacionismo latinoamericano y sus formas públicas: propuesta para un diseño institucional / Leonardo Avritzer
Sociedad civil y teoría política by Jean L Cohen( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 37 libraries worldwide
El resurgimiento contemporáneo de la sociedad civil - Historia conceptual y síntesis teórica - Desarrollo teórico en el siglo XX - La crítica normativa : Hannah Arendt - La crítica historicista : Carl Schmitt / - La crítica genealógica : Michel Foucault - La crítica de la teoría de sistemas : Niklas Luhmann - La ética del discurso y la sociedad civil - Teoría social y sociedad civil - Los movimientos sociales y la sociedad civil - Desobediencia civil y sociedad civil
Studien zur politischen Soziologie ( serial )
in German and held by 35 libraries worldwide
The democratic theory of the Polish opposition : normative intentions and strategic ambiguities by Andrew Arato( Book )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Le Società postcomuniste ( Book )
6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in Italian and French and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Culture della pace e della guerra ( Book )
7 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 19 libraries worldwide
El joven Lukács y los orígenes del marxismo occidental by Andrew Arato( Book )
3 editions published in 1986 in Spanish and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Critical theory and democracy : essays in honour of Andrew Arato ( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Andrew Arato Amerikaans socioloog
Andrew Arato Dorothy Hart Hirshon Professor:Political/Social Theory/department of sociology/New School University
Andrew Arato US-amerikanischer Soziologe
Arató 1944- András
Arato, A.
Arato, A. 1944-
Arato, A. (Andrew)
Arató, András 1944-
Arato, Andrew
Arato, Endre.
Endre, Arató 1944-
Арато, Эндрю
아라토, 앤드루
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Spanish (14)
Italian (10)
German (1)
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