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Author Wiarda, Howard J., 1939-

Title Civil society : the American model and Third World development / Howard J. Wiarda
Published Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 170 pages)
Contents 1 Civil society, democracy, and corporatism in the Third World -- Policy focus and audience -- Background and main questions -- Part II: Theory and concepts -- -- 2 Civil society: history and meaning(s) -- 3 Corporatist systems of civil society -- The political theory and tradition of corporatism -- Part III: Case studies in civil society -- Sub-Saharan Africa -- Socioeconomic indicators -- Analysis and case studies -- South Africa -- Elements of political culture -- Civil society and state-society relations -- The international context -- Conclusion -- East Asia -- Structural change and Asian state-society relations -- The international context
Summary Considers the possibility of opening up economies and societies of the Third World to democracy; specifically the role of civil society in contributing to democracy and the varieties of civil society and state-society relations in distinct Third World areas
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-164) and index
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Subject Civil society -- Developing countries.
Comparative government.
Corporate state -- Developing countries.
Developing countries -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Developing countries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813346207 (electronic bk.)
9780813346205 (electronic bk.)