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Civil Society, Second Edition The Critical History of an Idea

Title
Civil Society, Second Edition The Critical History of an Idea
ISBN
9781479815401
1479815403
9781479896714
Edition
Second edition.
Publication
New York : New York University Press, 2017.
Manufacture
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2021
Copyright Notice Date
©2017.
Physical Description
1 online resource (342 pages)
Local Notes
Access is available to the Yale community.
Notes
Description based on print version record.
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Access restricted by licensing agreement.
Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
January 14, 2021
Contents
Cover
CIVIL SOCIETY
Title
Copyright
Dedication
CONTENTS
Introduction: Inequality and Democracy's Uncertain Future
PART I. THE ORIGINS OF CIVIL SOCIETY
1. Civil Society and the Classical Heritage
The Danger of Private Interest
The Mixed Polity
Civil Society and the Res Publica
2. Civil Society and the Christian Commonwealth
Pride, Faith, and the State
The Christian Commonwealth
Early Fractures
3. Civil Society and the Transition to Modernity
Virtue and Power
Civil Society and the Liberated Conscience
Sovereignty, Interest, and Civil Society
PART II. CIVIL SOCIETY AND MODERNITY
4. Civil Society and the Rise of "Economic Man"
Rights, Law, and Protected Spheres
The Moral Foundations of Civil Society
The Emergence of Bourgeois Civil Society
5. Civil Society and the State
Civil Society and the Ethical Commonwealth
The "Giant Broom"
The "System of Needs"
The Politics of Social Revolution
6. Civil Society and Intermediate Organizations
The Aristocratic Republic
Civil Society and Community
The Customs of Civil Society
American Lessons
PART III. CIVIL SOCIETY IN CONTEMPORARY LIFE
7. Civil Society and the Crisis of Communism
Antistatism and Totalitarianism
Socialist Civil Society
Reaching the Limits
Global Civil Society
8. Civil Society and the United States
Factions, Pluralism, and the Market Model
Hegemony and the Commodified Public Sphere
Strategies of Renewal
Conclusion: Pessimism, Activism, and Political Revival
Notes
Bibliography
Index
About the Author.
Genre/Form
History.
Electronic books.
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