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Civil society in Southeast Europe

Civil society in Southeast Europe

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Published by Rodopi in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil society -- Balkan Peninsula.,
  • Balkan Peninsula -- History -- 1989-,
  • Balkan Peninsula -- Politics and government -- 1989-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Dane R. Gordon, David C. Durst.
    SeriesValue inquiry book series -- v. 151. -- Post-Communist European thought, Value inquiry book series -- v. 151., Value inquiry book series
    ContributionsGordon, Dane R., Durst, David C., 1963-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDR48.6 .C56 2004, JC337 .C584 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 177 p. ;
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18470831M
    ISBN 10904200939X

    Research on civil society and the European Union (EU) has become a growth industry and it reflects both a growing presence of organized civil society in EU affairs and rising expectations in the democratic virtues of a European civil society. The term 'civil society' has in recent years enjoyed something of a vogue. Social scientists in many countries have enthusiastically endorsed it as an ideal model of social organization, but from an anthropological point of view this seems odd. How can an elusive idea that is clearly European in origin - and which, on closer scrutiny, throws little light even on the current social .

    Civil Society in Action: Global case studies in a practice-based framework April This book uses case studies from around the world which show a clear framework for understanding the nature and role of civil society, prove that civil society is alive and kicking, and makes recommendations for more effective civil society strengthening. On March 4, the Austrian Parliament hosted a presentation of the book Reclaiming Democracy: Civil Society and Electoral Change in Central and Eastern Europe that was edited by GMF's Joerg Forbrig and Pavol Demeš in cooperation with Erste Stiftung.

    By studying historical cases, the authors are able to demonstrate which civil societies developed in tandem with lasting democracies and which did not. Contrasting these two sets of cases, the book both enlightens readers about individual countries and extracts lessons about the connections between civil society and democracy in contemporary times. (Subregion Southeast Europe: Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia and Moldova) Project Director: Daniel Kaddik. 51B, Bulgaria Blvd., Motopista II, Sofia , Bulgaria T: + 2 60 30 F: + 2 02 43 E: [email protected]


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