4 edition of Democracy, civil society and pluralism in comparative perspective found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Christopher G.A. Bryant and Edmund Mokrzycki.|
|Contributions||Bryant, Christopher G. A., Mokrzycki, Edmund.|
|LC Classifications||JN6766 .D45 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||424 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||424|
|LC Control Number||96193028|
Religious pluralism is an attitude or policy regarding the diversity of religious belief systems co-existing in society. It can indicate one or more of the following: As the name of the worldview according to which one's own religion is not held to be the sole and exclusive source of truth, and thus the acknowledgement that at least some truths and true values exist in other religions. The greatest threat to pluralism and democracy in the contemporary world is the belief that virtuous government requires religious homogeneity and clerical dominance: a single faith and a single Author: Michael Walzer.
Democracy in Latin America: Political Change in Comparative Perspective examines processes of democratization in Latin America from to the present. Organized thematically, with a unique historical perspective, the book provides a widespread view of political transformation throughout the entire region. In clear and jargon-free prose, the book/5. MICHAEL W. FOLEY is Associate Professor of Politics and Member of the Life Cycle Institute at Catholic University of America. He has published widely on democracy, development, and grassroots politics in scholarly journals, and is coeditor of Beyond Tocqueville: Civil Society and the Social Capital Debate in Comparative Perspective (UPNE, ).
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Civil Society in Comparative Perspective. This article draws from Ho ward’s book The W eakness of. The second reason why civil society is important for democracy has to do with.
The failure of democratization in Russia: A comparative perspective. Author links open overlay panel a strong civil society can play an important role in a nation's transition to democracy. that Democracy in civil society would not play much of a role in a transition to democracy, and that the strength of civil society was not Cited by: Civil society and democratization in comparative perspective: Latin America and the Middle East / Mehran Kamrava and Frank O.
Mora Civil society and ideological contestation in India / Mark Robinson The coffee house and the Ashram: Gandhi, civil society, and public spheres /. The empirical results show the partial mediation of civil society participation and trust in democracy; however, civil society Democracy is more effective than trust in democracy in mediating Author: Dorota Pietrzyk-Reeves.
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Civil society can be understood as the "third sector" of society, distinct from government and business, and including the family and the private sphere. By other authors, civil society is used in the sense of 1) the aggregate of non-governmental organizations and institutions that manifest interests and will of citizens or 2) individuals and organizations in a society which are independent of.
We tend to assume, sometimes even by definition, that civil society as it emerges will be liberal, pluralistic, and democratic.
Civil society is often assumed to be non-bureaucratic, independent from the state, a force for social justice and reform. But liberal or pluralistic civil society is Author: Howard J. Wiarda, Paul Adams, Lam Wai-man, Dwight Wilson. Religion and Politics in Comparative Perspective - edited by Ted Gerard Jelen April and enjoy increased opportunities for strengthening democratic civil society.
The biggest challenge facing the Catholic Church in the new democratic era is the political, social and religious pluralism that has accompanied increased political. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages ; 23 cm.
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The Importance of Civil Society in a Democracy. The strength and pluralism of civil society, and its ability to unite in a broad front, has been a crucial factor for shaping democratic change, according to Larry Diamond, Senior Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution.
This book is for undergraduate and graduate courses in African and Comparative Politics as well as development-oriented courses in Political Science and related disciplines. It is also of great relevance to governance and development analysts and practitioners in international by: "Pluralism by Default is a tour de force brimming with theoretical originality and effective use of in-depth case studies.
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With the wisdom that comes from broader comparative experience that has accumulated since the s, we now can see how much the authors of democratic transition theory took for granted the relatively high level of development of the organizations of civil society in the countries from which their generalizations had been by: The State of Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe brings together scholars specialising in the study of Central and Eastern Europe, and provides a comprehensive analysis of some of the major issues in the democratic make-up of the EU’s new member states.
The book covers the main dimensions of t. The implications of this development for education have to date been very little explored. This book is a step toward addressing this gap. Going beyond simple juxtapositions of "market versus government" in education reform, the book as a whole develops an integrative perspective informed by.
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“Civil society,” Sievers notes, is increasingly the accepted concept to. 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.
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It enables readers to develop ways of putting the modern history, politics, economy and society of.Foundational Works. The central works in liberal pluralism in this section are all monographs.
Edited collections on this subject have been integrated into the more specialized sections of the bibliography (see the Relationship between Liberalism and Value Pluralism; Liberal Pluralism, Nation, and Culture; and Liberal Pluralism and Religion).Among the works presently considered are the crucial.