Introduction: John Michael Roberts and Nick Crossley.
1. Wild Publics and Grotesque Symposiums: Habermas and Bahktin on Dialogue, Everyday Life and the Public Sphere: Michael. E. Gardiner (Department of Sociology, University of Western Ontario, Canada).
2. Justice and Drama: On Bakhtin as a Complement to Habermas: Ken Hirschkop (Department of English and American Studies, University of Manchester, UK).
3. John Stuart Mill, Free Speech and the Public Sphere: A Bakhtinian Critique: John Michael Roberts (Department of Sociology, University of Leeds, UK).
4. On Systematically Distorted Communication: Bourdieu and the Socio-Analysis of Publics: Nick Crossley (Department of Sociology, University of Manchester, UK).
5. Habermas and Social Movements – What’s New?: Gemma Edwards (Department of Sociology, University of Manchester, UK).
6. Expanding Dialogue: the Internet, the Public Sphere and Prospects for Transnational Democracy: James Bohman (Department of Philosophy, St Louis University, USA).
7. Feminism and the Political Economy of Transnational Public Space: Lisa McLaughlin.
Notes on contributors.