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Toward a global civil society

Author: Michael Walzer
Publisher: Providence : Berghahn Books, 1995.
Series: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung series on international political currents, vol. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The demise of Communism has not only affected Eastern Europe but also the countries of the West where a far-reaching examination of political and economic systems has begun. This collection of essays by internationally renowned scholars of political theory from Europe and the United States explores both the concept and the reality of civil society and its institutions.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Walzer
ISBN: 1571810544 9781571810540 1571811389 9781571811387
OCLC Number: 31170662
Description: x, 341 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Dieter Dettke --
Introduction / Michael Walzer --
1. The Concept of Civil Society / Michael Walzer --
2. Private and Public Roles in Civil Society / Terry Nardin --
3. Interpreting the Notion of Civil Society / Jean Cohen --
4. Reconceptualizing Civil Society for Now: Some Somewhat Gramscian Turnings / Kai Nielsen --
5. Civil Society, Hard Cases, and the End of the Cold War / Tracy B. Strong --
6. In Common Together: Unity, Diversity and Civic Virtue / Jean Elshtain --
7. Too Many Rights, Too Few Responsibilities / Amitai Etzioni --
8. Progressive Politics and Communitarian Culture / William Galston --
9. Neo-Hegelian Reflections on the Communitarian Debate / Terry Pinkard --
10. From Socialism to Communitarianism / Philip Selznick --
11. On Labels and Reason: The Communitarian Approach --
Some European Comments / Otto Kallscheuer --
12. The Invisible, the Visible and the Third Hand / Elmar Altvater.
Series Title: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung series on international political currents, vol. 1.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Walzer.

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