Description - Civil Society by John R. Ehrenberg
This is an examination of the historical, political and theoretical evolution of how civil society has been understood for the last 2500 years. From Aristotle and the Enlightenment philosophers to Colin Powell's Volunteers for America, the author provides an analysis of the possibilities - and limits - of what this concept can offer to contemporary political affairs.
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(229mm x 152mm x mm)
New York University Press
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Author Biography - John R. Ehrenberg
John Ehrenberg is a Senior Professor of Political Science and Department Chair at the Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University. He is the author of Civil Society, winner of the 1999 Michael J. Harrington Prize from the American Political Science Association.