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Globalizing civil society

David C. Korten

Globalizing civil society

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Published by Seven Stories Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil society.,
  • Democracy.,
  • International economic relations.,
  • Social justice.,
  • Sustainable development.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 76-78)

    StatementDavid C. Korten.
    SeriesOpen media pamphlet series -- 4
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC336 .K65 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination78 p. ;
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20669153M
    ISBN 101888363592

    Globalizing Citizens presents expert analysis from cities and villages in India, South Africa, Nigeria, the Philippines, Kenya, the Gambia and Brazil to explore how forms of global authority shape and build new meanings and practices of citizenship, across local, national and global arenas.   The newly revised Globalizing Cities Reader reflects how the geographies of theory have recently shifted away from the western vantage points from which much of the classic work in this field was developed.. The expanded volume continues to make available many of the original and foundational works that underpin the research field, while expanding coverage to familiarize students with new Author: Xuefei Ren. 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.


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