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Putting Civil Society in Its Place : Governance, Metagovernance and Subjectivity

Title
Putting Civil Society in Its Place : Governance, Metagovernance and Subjectivity
ISBN
9781447354970
9781447354956
Publication
Bristol : Policy Press, 2020.
Manufacture
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2021
Copyright Notice Date
©2020.
Physical Description
1 online resource (296 pages).
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Summary
Through theories of metagovernance and case studies of mobilisations against economic and social problems, Bob Jessop explores the idea of civil society as a mode of governance. Reviewing concepts of self-emancipation and self-responsibilisation, he challenges conventional thinking and identifies lessons for future social innovation.
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Project MUSE books annual backfile collection 2021.
Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
July 13, 2023
Series
Book collections on Project MUSE.
Civil Society and Social Change
Contents
Front cover
Halftitle Page
Title Page
Copyright Page
Dedication
Table of Contents
List of tables and figures
Abbreviations
Note on the author
Acknowledgements
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Preface
1. Introduction
Part I. Complexity, contingency and governance
2. The governance of complexity and the complexity of governance
3. Governance failure, metagovernance and its failure
4. Semantic, institutional and spatio-temporal fixes
Part II. Locating civil society as a mode of governance
5. Locating the WISERD Project: Public policy governance towards common good
6. Locating civil society in Marx and Gramsci
7. Locating civil society in Foucault
Part III. Governance failure and metagovernance
8. The multispatial governance of social and economic policy
9. The dynamics of economic and social partnerships and governance failure
10. Competitiveness vs civil society as modes of governance
11. Conclusions
Endnotes
References
Index
Back cover
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