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Author Keane, John, 1949-

Title Civil Society : Berlin Perspectives
Published New York, NY : Berghahn Books, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (272 pages)
Series Studies on Civil Society
Studies on civil society.
Contents Civil Society; CONTENTS; EDITORS' PREFACE; INTRODUCTION: CITIES AND CIVIL SOCIETY; CHAPTER 1. CIVIL SOCIETY IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE; CHAPTER 2. CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY AND HISTORICAL INJUSTICE; CHAPTER 3. THE FACES OF SOCIAL INEQUALITY; CHAPTER 4. CIVIL SOCIETY: DESPERATE WISHFUL THINKING?; CHAPTER 5. TRANSFORMATIONS OF GERMAN CIVIL SOCIETY; CHAPTER 6. CIVILITY, VIOLENCE AND CIVIL SOCIETY; CHAPTER 7. IS THERE, OR CAN THERE BE, A 'EUROPEAN SOCIETY'?; CHAPTER 8. SOCIAL MOVEMENTS CHALLENGING NEOLIBERAL GLOBALIZATION; CHAPTER 9. ENTANGLED HISTORIES; CHAPTER 10. THE TEMPTATIONS OF UNFREEDOM
Summary At the moment, no other European city attracts so much fascination as the city of Berlin. An unrivalled symbol of modern urban life, Berlin is a dynamic city whose inhabitants, in the course of the past two centuries, have lived through both the rapid growth and the violent destruction of the institutions of civil society, several times over. This volume situates itself within these developments by presenting, for the first time in English, a sample of the best, recently written essays on contemporary civil societies, their structural problems, and their uncertain future, written by scholars
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Subject Civil society -- Germany -- Berlin.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0857456989
9780857456984