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The civil sphere in Latin America

Title
The civil sphere in Latin America / edited by Jeffrey C. Alexander, Carlo Tognato.
ISBN
9781108426831
1108426832
Publication
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Copyright Notice Date
©2018
Physical Description
xvi, 261 pages ; 24 cm
Summary
"The civil sphere is a distinctively democratic field in modern societies, one that sustains universalizing cultural aspirations and critically interpretive organizational structures vis-a-vis such non-civil spheres as the economy, religion, science, primordial associations, and states"-- Provided by publisher.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
June 18, 2018
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
For democracy in Latin America / Jeffrey C. Alexander and Carlo Tognato
The civil sphere in Mexico : between democracy and authoritarianism / Nelson Arteaga and Javier Arzuaga
Shaping solidarity in Argentina : the power of the civil sphere in repairing violence against women / Maria Luengo
Civil indignation in Chile : recent collusion scandals in the retail industry / M. Angelica Thumala
La joven Cuba : confrontation, conciliation, and the quest for the civil through blogging / Liliana Martinez Perez
"La clase media en positivo" : the civil and uncivil uses of "the middle class" in Venezuela, 1958-2016 / Celso M. Villegas
The civil life of the university : enacting dissent and resistance on a Colombian campus / Carlo Tognato
Police officers in contradiction : anti-civility in the Sao Paulo State Military Police / Mayumi Shimizu
Citizenship and the established civil sphere in provincial Mexico / Trevor Stack
Is civil society dangerous for democracy? : new directions for civil sphere theory in Latin America / Isabel Jijon
Democracy and the civil sphere in Latin America / Peter Kivisto and Giuseppe Sciortino.
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