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Democracy and civil society

on the predicaments of European socialism, the prospects for democracy, and the problem of controlling social and political power

by Keane, John

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Published by Verso in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe,
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • Socialism -- Europe,
    • Social control,
    • Democracy,
    • Civil society,
    • Europe -- Politics and government -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementJohn Keane.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHX239 .K424 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 253 p. ;
      Number of Pages253
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2405979M
      ISBN 100860912019, 086091917X
      LC Control Number87037121

      Section One: The Role of Civil Society in a Democracy. Believe that change can happen. Introduction. This section discusses the role of civil society in a democracy. It looks at the various services civil society can provide to the government. It also looks at the other functions it may provides in keeping government accountable and transparent. It shows how we can build trust, grow political agency, and shape an improved American identity through hoping together. This book provides guidance for learning how to hope in schools, universities, and civil society. It describes what hope is, why it matters to democracy, and how to teach it.

      Democracy and civil society in Nigeria. Ibadan [Nigeria]: Spectrum Books, (OCoLC) Online version: Kukah, M.H. (Matthew Hassan). Democracy and civil society in Nigeria. Ibadan [Nigeria]: Spectrum Books, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / . Civil society can also be called the civil sector Civil society provides a community with volunteers and donation activities, such as homeless shelters, scout groups, and food banks Learning Outcomes.

        The book is divided into three sections: Identity, Civil Society and Politics. The first two sections provide a discrete understanding of the issues involved. This analysis is then utilised to explain the particular path of political development Hong Kong experienced in the s and by: 8. The report, Democracy and Civil Society in Singapore: The Politics of Control. It analyses Singapore For Democracy (SFD) existence and operation as a “political association” over a period of 30 months: From SFD’s beginnings in January through to.


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