Civil Society in the Age of Monitory Democracy

Civil Society in the Age of Monitory Democracy

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ISBN-13: 9780857457578
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/01/2013
Series: Studies on Civil Society , #7
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 358
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Lars Trägårdh is Professor of History and Civil Society Studies at Ersta Sköndal University College in Stockholm, Sweden. In 2011 he was appointed to the Commission on the Future of Sweden led by the Prime Minister of Sweden, Fredrik Reinfeldt. 

Bron Taylor is Professor of Religion and Nature at the University of Florida, and a Carson Fellow at the Rachel Carson Center in Munich.

Nina Witoszek is Research Professor and Research Director at the Centre for Development and the Environment at the University of Oslo.

Table of Contents

Lars Trägårdh and Nina Witoszek

Chapter 1. The Dawn of Monitory Democracy
John Keane

Chapter 2. Civil Society in the Age of Crisis
John Clark

Chapter 3. Digital Deprivation: New Media, Civil Society and Sustainability
Paddy Coulter and Cathy Baldwin

Chapter 4. “Monitory” versus “Managed” Democracy: Does Civil Society Matter in Contemporary Russia?
Kathryn Stoner-Weiss

Chapter 5. Monitory Democracy and Ecological Civilization in the People’s Republic of China
James Miller

Chapter 6. Tenuous Spaces: Civil Society in Burma/Myanmar
David Steinberg

Chapter 7. Kenya’s Green Belt Movement: Contributions, Conflict, Contradictions, and Complications in a Prominent ENGO
Bron Taylor

Chapter 8. A New Direction in Transnational Civil Society: The Politics of Muslim NGO Coalitions
Zeynep Atalay

Chapter 9. Anti-Totalitarian Feminism? Civic Resistance in Iran
Nina Witoszek and Haideh Daragahi

Chapter 10. Associative Democracy in the Swedish Welfare State
Lars Trägårdh

Chapter 11. State Capture of Civil Society: Effects of Patronage in the Norwegian Aid Industry
Asle Toje

Chapter 12. Civil Society as a Driver of Governance Innovation: A Montesquieu Perspective
Atle Midttun

Chapter 13. Afterword: An Ounce of Action is Worth a Ton of Theory
Bill McKibben prefaced by Nina Witoszek and Lars Trägårdh


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