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The Oxford Handbook of Civil Society

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  • 552 Nombre de pages
Michael Edwards is currently Distinguished Senior Fellow at Demos in New York, Senior Visiting Scholar at the Robert F Wagner Sch... Lire la suite
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Auteur

Michael Edwards is currently Distinguished Senior Fellow at Demos in New York, Senior Visiting Scholar at the Robert F Wagner School of Public Service at New York University, and Senior Visiting Fellow at the Brooks World Poverty Institute at Manchester University in the UK. He is also the former Senior Advisor to World Bank on Civil Society and the former Director of the Ford Foundation's Governance and Civil Society Program.



Texte du rabat

Broadly speaking, The Oxford Handbook of Civil Society views the topic of civil society through three prisms: as a part of society (voluntary associations), as a kind of society (marked out by certain social norms), and as a space for citizen action and engagement (the public square or sphere).



Contenu

Part 1. Introduction; 1. Introduction, Michael Edwards; 2. The History of Civil Society Ideas, John Ehrenberg; Part 2. The Forms of Civil Society; 3. The Non-Profit Sector, Steven R. Smith; 4. Development NGOs, Alan Fowler; 5. Grassroots Associations, Frances Kunreuther; 6. Social Movements, Donatella Della Porta and Mario Diani; 7. Social Enterprise and Social Entrepreneurs, Alex Nicholls; 8. Global Civil Society, Lisa Jordan; Part 3. Geographical Perspectives; 9. Civil society in the United States, Theda Skocpol; 10. Civil Society in Latin America, Evelina Dagnino; 11. Civil Society in Post-Communist Europe, Marc Morje Howard; 12. Civil Society in the Middle East, Eberhard Kienle; 13. Civil Society in China, Jude Howell; 14. Civil Society in India, Neera Chandhoke; 15. Civil Society in Sub-Saharan Africa, Ebenezer Obadare; Part 4. The Norm

Détails sur le produit

Titre: The Oxford Handbook of Civil Society
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780195398571
ISBN: 978-0-19-539857-1
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Oxford University Press
Genre: Sciences politiques
nombre de pages: 552
Poids: 1060g
Taille: H246mm x B169mm x T36mm
Année: 2011