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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 18 April 2012
  • ISBN : 9780230369436
  • Page : 224 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Activists and academics look back over ten years of 'politics from below', and ask whether it is merely the critical gaze upon the concept that has changed – or whether there is something genuinely new about the way in which civil society is now operating.

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Global Civil Society 2012

Global Civil Society 2012
  • Author : Hertie School of
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2012-04-18
  • ISBN : 9780230369436
GET THIS BOOKGlobal Civil Society 2012

Activists and academics look back over ten years of 'politics from below', and ask whether it is merely the critical gaze upon the concept that has changed – or whether there is something genuinely new about the way in which civil society is now operating.

American Society

American Society
  • Author : Talcott Parsons,Giuseppe Sciortino
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-11-17
  • ISBN : 9781317263753
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Never before published, American Society is the product of Talcott Parsons' last major theoretical project. Completed just a few weeks before his death, this is Parsons' promised 'general book on American society'. It offers a systematic presentation and revision of Parson's landmark theoretical positions on modernity and the possibility of objective sociological knowledge. Even after the passage of many years, American Society imparts a remarkably provocative interpretation of US society and a creative approach to social theory.

Humor, Silence, and Civil Society in Nigeria

Humor, Silence, and Civil Society in Nigeria
  • Author : Ebenezer Obadare
  • Publisher : Boydell & Brewer
  • Release Date : 2016
  • ISBN : 9781580465519
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This work is an important contribution to the civil society debate in Africa and to the global literature on dissent.

Society, Representation and Textuality

Society, Representation and Textuality
  • Author : Sukalpa Bhattacharjee,C. Joshua Thomas
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications India
  • Release Date : 2013-04-18
  • ISBN : 9788132113324
GET THIS BOOKSociety, Representation and Textuality

Society, Representations and Textuality: The Critical Interface brings together papers from various critical perspectives of Humanities and Social Sciences. The work (a) takes stock of the recent developments in critical theory and cultural studies; (b) studies the impact of these developments on the understanding of social reality and the human predicament in India; and (c) brings together scholars from North East India who are engaged in the project of understanding society and communities in their chosen intellectual practice. The book

Equality in International Society

Equality in International Society
  • Author : R. Hjorth
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-11-18
  • ISBN : 9780230393165
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The author re-examines the concept of equality in international society, past and present. The view that equality necessarily flows from sovereignty is considered a contingent rather than a necessary contention. A new framework for equality in international society is sketched out emphasising the normative strength of the principle of equality.

Hegemony in International Society

Hegemony in International Society
  • Author : Ian Clark
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-04-07
  • ISBN : 9780199556267
GET THIS BOOKHegemony in International Society

A major re-thinking of the concept of hegemony in international relations. On the basis of historical examples, Ian Clark presents an innovative scheme for rethinking hegemony, and applies it to the US role in international organizations, in East Asia, and in the policy on climate change.

Post-Capitalist Society

Post-Capitalist Society
  • Author : Peter F. Drucker
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2013-10-22
  • ISBN : 9781483163635
GET THIS BOOKPost-Capitalist Society

Post-Capitalist Society provides an analysis of the transformation of the world into a post-capitalist society. This transformation, which will not be completed until 2010 or 2020, has already changed the political, economic, social, and moral landscape of the world. The book reviews and revises the social, economic, and political history of the Age of Capitalism and of the nation state. It argues that the real and controlling resource and the absolutely decisive 'factor of production' is neither capital, nor land, nor labor.

Surviving Evil in a Depraved Society

Surviving Evil in a Depraved Society
  • Author : Dr. Cornelius H. Evans
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2013-08-27
  • ISBN : 9781475998856
GET THIS BOOKSurviving Evil in a Depraved Society

In the early morning hours of December 31, 2010, Dr. Cornelius H. Evans and his wife received a terrible phone call: their son, Bryant, had been shot and killed. The agonizing days that followed brought Evans face-to-face with the realization that evil had touched his family’s life, sending him on a quest to try to understand the role evil plays in our world. Deeply emotional and heartfelt, Surviving Evil in a Depraved Society offers insight into how Evans dealt with the

A History of the Society of Graphical and Allied Trades

A History of the Society of Graphical and Allied Trades
  • Author : Peter Bain,John Gennard
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2005-08-08
  • ISBN : 9781134790906
GET THIS BOOKA History of the Society of Graphical and Allied Trades

A wide-ranging and authoritative history of SOGAT, which provides a valuable insight into the paper and printing industries during a period of great change, and an examination of crucial moments in recent UK industrial relations history.

Chinese Management in the 'Harmonious Society'

Chinese Management in the 'Harmonious Society'
  • Author : Malcolm Warner,Chris Rowley
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-10-18
  • ISBN : 9781317965831
GET THIS BOOKChinese Management in the 'Harmonious Society'

Whither Chinese management? The Middle Kingdom has come a long way since the economic reforms were introduced after 1978. As ownership has opened up and has become more fragmented, the state-owned firms no longer dominate the scene, nor does their management model. Managing has also become more complex and diversified, as well as more professional. This book asks what the next steps are likely to be and will assess the current directions in which Chinese managers are developing, as its economy

Science, Pseudo-Science and Society

Science, Pseudo-Science and Society
  • Author : Marsha Hanen,Margaret Osler,Robert Weyant
  • Publisher : Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
  • Release Date : 2006-01-01
  • ISBN : 9780889207936
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This volume collects the papers presented at a conference on “Science, Pseudo–science and Society,” sponsored by the Calgary Institute for the Humanities and held at the University of Calgary, May 10–12, 1979. More than many such collections, this one preserves some trace of the intellectual excitement which surrounded this gathering of scholars. A primary inspiration for the symposium on “Science, Pseudoscience, and Society” was a growing awareness of the crucial role the study of pseudo–science plays in the areas of

Participatory Democracy and Civil Society in the EU

Participatory Democracy and Civil Society in the EU
  • Author : Luis Bouza Garcia
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-02-27
  • ISBN : 9781137436849
GET THIS BOOKParticipatory Democracy and Civil Society in the EU

This book is about both the symbolic and the real struggles for the control of the EU's agenda on participatory democracy in the last fifteen years. The book analyzes how civil society organizations contributed to an agenda which has implications for the regulation of interest groups to the institutions and for the democratic legitimacy of the EU.

Aging and Society, Volume 3

Aging and Society, Volume 3
  • Author : Matilda White Riley,Marilyn Johnson,Anne Foner
  • Publisher : Russell Sage Foundation
  • Release Date : 1972-03-15
  • ISBN : 9781610446839
GET THIS BOOKAging and Society, Volume 3

Represents the first integrated effort to deal with age as a crucial variable in the social system. Of special interest to sociologists for whom the sociology of age seems destined to become a special field.

The Society of the Sacred Heart in the World of Its Times 1865 -2000

The Society of the Sacred Heart in the World of Its Times 1865 -2000
  • Author : Monique Luirard
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2016-03-31
  • ISBN : 9781491783061
GET THIS BOOKThe Society of the Sacred Heart in the World of Its Times 1865 -2000

After the death of its founder in 1865, the Society of the Sacred Heart experienced exceptional recruitment and expansion, and departure from France of more than 2500 religious at the beginning of the century. Its story is that of the thousands of women who joined it to root their lives in its charism. In the forty countries where they have been sent, they have had to confront liberalism and anti-clericalism, revolution, the effects of Nazism and Marxism and world wars that destroyed

Spanish Society, 1400-1600

Spanish Society, 1400-1600
  • Author : Teofilo F Ruiz
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-09-11
  • ISBN : 9781317888895
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Spanish Society depicts a complex and fascinating country in transition from the late Middle Ages to modernity. It describes every part of society from the gluttonous nobility to their starving peasants. Through anecdotes, a lively style and portraits of figures such as St Teresa of Avila and Torquemada, the book reflects the character and humour with which the common Spaniard endured an often-wretched lot. Beginning with a description of the geography, political life, and culture of Spain from 1400 to 1600, the