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Sovereign States or Political Communities? Civil Society and Contemporary Politics

by Darrow Schecter

Sovereign States or Political Communities? Civil Society and Contemporary Politics Synopsis

Explores the ideas, meaning and history of civil society, its role in the 1989 revolutions, its role in new social movements and its relationship with the state and the economy.. Distinguishes between security and freedom and illustrates how the latter is a political issue.. Draws on the writings of a wide range of political thinkers including: Kant Hegel Feuerbach Marx Weber Schmitt Adorno Arendt. Offers sophisticated and illuminating analysis and seeks to redefine politics in new ways.. -- .

Book Information

ISBN: 9780719082863
Publication date: 30th November 2011
Author: Darrow Schecter
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 224 pages
Categories: Political ideologies,

About Darrow Schecter

Darrow Schecter is Reader in History in the School of History, History of Art and Philosophy at the University of Sussex -- .

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