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Civil Society and Political Theory (Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought)

Civil Society and Political Theory (Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought)

Current price: $85.00
Publication Date: March 29th, 1994
Publisher:
The MIT Press
ISBN:
9780262531214
Pages:
800
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Description

In this first serious work on the theory of civil society to appear in many years, Jean Cohen and Andrew Arato contend that the concept of civil society articulates a contested terrain in the West that could become the primary locus for the expansion of democracy and rights.

In this major contribution to contemporary political theory, Jean Cohen and Andrew Arato argue that the concept of civil society articulates a contested terrain in the West that could become a primary locus for the expansion of democracy and rights.

About the Author

Jean L. Cohen is Associate Professor of Political Theory at Columbia University.

Andrew Arato is Professor of Sociology at the New School for Social Research.