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The active society revisited

Author: Wilson C McWilliams
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Active Society, published in 1968, is the most ambitious book in Amitai Etzioni's remarkable career. In this new collection of essays, Wilson Carey McWilliams brings together scholars in a range  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Active society revisited.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2006
(OCoLC)654998848
Named Person: Amitai Etzioni; Amitai Etzioni; Amitai Etzioni; Amitai Etzioni; Amitai Etzioni
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wilson C McWilliams
ISBN: 0742549143 9780742549142 0742549151 9780742549159
OCLC Number: 61123001
Description: viii, 352 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Wilson Carey McWilliams --
Macroscopic action : on Amitai Etzioni's contribution to social theory / Hans Joas --
The cultural dimensions of The active society / Edward W. Lehman --
The cybernetic institutionalist / Fabio Rojas --
The constitution of activity : Etzioni's foundation of social theory in collective action and collective actors / Frank Adloff --
The actively drifting society / Joseph H. Spear --
Communitarianism : the highest state of progressivism The active society revisited / Dennis Hale --
The teamwork of Sisyphus : post-Fordist capitalism, corporate culture, and Etzioni's "active society" / Eugene McCarraher --
Membership and belonging : Etzioni's "authenticity" and the existential challenges of liberalism / Richard Boyd --
Swing low sweet chariot : transformation and religious tradition / William C. Green --
The eagle and the worm : The active society from a community organizer's perspective / Mike Miller --
Searching for active citizenship / David S. Gutterman and Melissa Buis Michaux --
Courting megalogues : judicial power in The active society / Paul A. Sracic --
Community formation, gender issues, and the evolution of international law : a perspective on Amitai Etzioni's The active society / Frances T. Pilch --
"Lighting damp logs" : social movements, liberal democracy, and the politics of transformation / Daniel J. Tichenor --
From The active society to the good society : the second sailing of Amitai Etzioni / Patrick J. Deneen --
The active society revisited : a response / Amitai Etzioni.
Responsibility: edited by Wilson Carey McWilliams.
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Credit must be given to the editor...for having assembled a talented team of sociological archaeologists... -- Edward A. Tiryakian, Duke University * American Journal of Sociology * The Active Read more...

 
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