Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 November 2011

224 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719082863

Bookseller Code (06)


Sovereign states or political communities?

Civil society and contemporary politics

Darrow Schecter

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Explores the ideas, meaning and history of civil society, its role in the 1989 revolutions, its role in new social movements and its relationship with the state and the economy Distinguishes between security and freedom and illustrates how the latter is a political issue Draws on the writings of a wide range of political thinkers including: Kant, Hegel, Feuerbach, Marx, Weber, Schmitt, Adorno, Arendt
  • Offers sophisticated and illuminating analysis and seeks to redefine politics in new ways

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