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Information Society and Civil Society

Contemporary Perspectives on the Changing World Order (Science and Society (West Lafayette, Ind))

by Various

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  • Impact of science & technology on society,
  • World politics,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Social Change,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Sociology,
  • General,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Social Science / General,
  • Civil society,
  • 1989-,
  • Information society

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    Number of Pages371
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    Open LibraryOL8600560M
    ISBN 101557530432
    ISBN 109781557530431

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 22 cm. Contents: Civil Society and Information Society as Guarantors of Progress / Colin Sparks --From Civil Society to Information Society?/ Slavko Splichal --Civil Society, Independent Public Sphere, and Information Society: An Impossible Combination?/ Karol Jakubowicz --Communication and . Bringing together ten essays from six volumes of the Ethikon Series in Comparative Ethics, this book gives a rounded treatment to the subject of Islamic political ethics. The authors explore the Islamic ethics of civil society, boundaries, pluralism, and war and peace. They consider questions of diversity, discussing, among other subjects.

    Democracy promotion and support for civil society have been key defining elements of the enlargement policy since the Eastern Enlargement. A working democracy is a political requirement to join the European Union and a vibrant civil society is perceived as evidence of democracy and good governance at work because it allows citizens to freely associate and engage in civic action.   He is the author of several books including Civil Society: The Critical History of an Idea (New York University Press, ). Access to the complete content on Oxford Handbooks Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

    Information society refers to a society where cultural, social and political life centers around the production and distribution of information through information technology networks. The rapid transmission, receipt and exchange of information by digital means globally, irrespective of distance, is a dominant feature of this society. The contributions to this book identify, describe, conceptualize, and explain various developments in Ukrainian civil society and its role in Ukraine’s democratization, state-building, and conflict resolution by looking at specific understudied sectors and by tracing the .

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''Now in its third edition, Michael Edwards’ book is still the best survey of the potential contributions of civil society to better societies and governments. Edwards combines optimism with a realism based in close attention to the many changing ways people combine their Information Society and Civil Society book, skills, and intelligence for collective purposes/5(4).

This book explores the anti-Islamic turn and expansion of the far right in Western Europe, North America and beyond from and onwards. ‘Global civil society’ can become ever more. Husock’s book documents this fateful transition from the structure and philosophy of “The Agency” to massive government programs that focus on material provision, social issues, and the amelioration of existing maladies (e.g.

drug addiction and broken families) rather than the formation of character traits that prevent those maladies from arising/5(14). (National Archives) A new book makes the case. I f civil society is dead — and evidence of its decay abounds, from the derelict exurban brownstones that were once home to orphanages and Author: John Hirschauer.

Broadly speaking, the book views the topic through three prisms: as a part of society (voluntary associations), as a kind of society (marked out by certain social norms), and as a space for citizen.

Rowman & Littlefield, - History- pages 0Reviews Bringing together historians and political scientists, this unique collaboration compares nineteenth-century civil societies that failed to.

Recently the topic of civil society has generated a wave of interest, and a wealth of new information. Until now no publication has attempted to organize and consolidate this knowledge. The International Encyclopedia of Civil Society fills this gap, establishing a common set of understandings and.

Book Description. The Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia is an interdisciplinary resource, covering one of the most dynamically expanding sectors in contemporary ally a product of Western thinking, civil society represents a particular set of relationships between the state and either society or the individual.

Her conclusions, that civil society protest may not be as much of a problem for democracy - even in highly mobilized polities like Bolivia - as a lack of faith in elections, offer new and vital insights.

The book is original, crisply written, and extremely clever in how it. Get Books Religious Pluralism And Civil Society Download Religious Pluralism And Civil Society books, Organized into three major topics, the articles in this volume delve into this urgent topic of our day and offer valuable insights in the following areas: I.

Broad Perspectives – Providing a solid foundation, this opening section lays the. The main strength of this book is the clear and succinct way in which Edwards has conceptualized his chapters in order to reflect major trends in the debate over civil society. He sets it up in terms of associational life, visions of the good society, the public sphere, and finally how all three of these can be combined/5(5).

Readers of this handbook, be they academics, civil society and African studies scholars and researchers, and practitioners, should come away with a much enlightened view of civil society, one that draws from, and is anchored within historical and contemporary African realities.” (Grace L.

Chikoto-Schultz, Voluntas, Vol. 28, ). Book Description. The Fight for China’s Future throws light on the quintessence of 21st century Chinese politics through the prism of the struggle between the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and China’s vibrant intelligentsia and civil society.

This book examines Xi Jinping’s hour, multi-dimensional, AI-enabled police-state apparatus and explores the CCP’s policy towards civil society. In the past two decades, “civil society” has become a central organizing concept in the social sciences.

Occupying the middle ground between the state and private life, the civil sphere encompasses everything from associations to protests to church groups to nongovernmental organizations. Interest in the topic exploded with the decline of statism in the s and s, and.

Civil society, dense network of groups, communities, networks, and ties that stand between the individual and the modern state. This modern definition of civil society has become a familiar component of the main strands of contemporary liberal and democratic theorizing.

In addition to its. Some civil society groups may stand for "higher" that is, non- material--principles and values, but much of civil society is preoccupied with the pursuit of private and frequently parochial and grubby ends.

A Strong Civil Society Ensures Democracy Tempting thought. An active, diverse civil society. 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.

That formative work is best done by civil society. This book focuses on six key figures in the history of social welfare to illuminate how a norm-promoting culture was built, then lost, and how it can be revived.

The essays in this volume juxtapose two central concepts of recent social and political thought -- civil society and information society - and relate them to the complex nature of contemporary public communication.A number of authors, including several contributors to this collection, argue that on the eve of the twenty-first century, civil society is beginning to disintegrate everywhere.

Civil Society and the War on Terror: This Book Highlights the Drastic Pressures Being Placed Upon Civil Society, Primarily in the Name of Northern Security Concerns.

out. The book investigates how civil society self-organization has continued post-WSIS through the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) and other policymaking venues, and reflects on what the WSIS experience reveals about the challenges and opportunities embedded in the notion of multi-stakeholder governance and its implications for understanding global.This book examines the role of faith-based organizations in managing international aid, providing services, defending human rights and protecting democracy.

It argues that greater engagement with faith communities and organizations is needed, and questions traditional secularism that has Development, Civil Society and Faith-Based.

It’s been a year since Stanford Social Innovation Review and Independent Sector completed the series “Civil Society for the 21 st Century.” The series wasn’t conceived as a book, but when I read it that way, I’m filled with a kind of clear-eyed hope.

Yes, American civil society has its shortcomings and its blind spots, but it is a living thing that grows and evolves.