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Civil Society

Civil Society - 06 edition

Civil Society - 06 edition

ISBN13: 9781403994622

ISBN10: 1403994625

Civil Society by Hoffmann - ISBN 9781403994622
Edition: 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.
Published:
International: No
Civil Society by Hoffmann - ISBN 9781403994622

ISBN13: 9781403994622

ISBN10: 1403994625

Edition: 06

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Summary

''Civil Society'' has been a global catchphrase since the end of the Cold War and is a hot topic among academics and politicians. Understanding the evolution of this concept in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries is vital to its study whether in the context of history sociology politics or international relations. This concise and incisive introduction to the transnational history of civil society is essential reading for students and scholars alike.

Author Bio

Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann is Assistant Professor in Modern History at the University of Bochum

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Editors' Preface
Acknowledgements
Maps
Introduction: Democracy and Civil Society
Sociable Societies: Enlightened Sociability from Boston to St. Petersburg
Intimacy and Exclusion: Bourgeois Passions in the Early Nineteenth Century
Nations of Joiners: Practicing Democracy in the Age of Nationalism
Mass Culture Mass Politics: Fin-de-siecle Crises
Conclusion: Paradoxes of Civil Society
Bibliography
Index Editors' Preface
Acknowledgements
Maps
Introduction: Democracy and Civil Society
Sociable Societies: Enlightened Sociability from Boston to St. Petersburg
Intimacy and Exclusion: Bourgeois Passions in the Early Nineteenth Century
Nations of Joiners: Practicing Democracy in the Age of Nationalism
Mass Culture Mass Politics: Fin-de-siecle Crises
Conclusion: Paradoxes of Civil Society
Bibliography
Index