EVERYDAY FREE SHIPPING on $25 & up  Excludes Marketplace items
EVERYDAY FREE SHIPPING
on $25 & up
 Excludes Marketplace
Free Spaces : The Sources of Democratic Change in America

Free Spaces : The Sources of Democratic Change in America - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0226222578

Cover of Free Spaces : The Sources of Democratic Change in America  2ND 92 (ISBN 978-0226222578)
ISBN13: 978-0226222578
ISBN10: 0226222578
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 92
Copyright: 1992
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Published: 1992
International: No

List price: $32.00

Free Spaces : The Sources of Democratic Change in America - 2ND 92 edition

ISBN13: 978-0226222578

Sara M. Evans

ISBN13: 978-0226222578
ISBN10: 0226222578
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 92
Copyright: 1992
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Published: 1992
International: No
Summary

What are the environments, the public spaces, in which ordinary people become participants in the complex, ambiguous, engaging conversation about democracy: participators in governance rather than spectators or complainers, victims or accomplices? What are the roots, not simply of movements against oppression, but also of those democratic social movements which both enlarge the opportunities for participation and enhance people's ability to participate in the public world?

In Free Spaces, Sara M. Evans and Harry C. Boyte argue for a new understanding of the foundations for democratic politics by analyzing the settings in which people learn to participate in democracy. In their new Introduction, the authors link the concept of free spaces to recent theoretical discussions about community, public life, civil society, and social movements.