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Global Civil Society 2006/7

Edited by:
  • Helmut K Anheier - Hertie School of Governance, Germany, University of Heidelberg, Germany
  • Mary Kaldor - Director of the Conflict and Civil Society Research Unit, Department of International Development, London School of Economics, UK
  • Marlies Glasius - London School of Economics, UK


400 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
"This volume is beneficial to civil society scholars and their students, many of whom are builders of institutions that transcend political boundaries."

—VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations

The annual Global Civil Society Yearbooks provide an indispensable guide to global civil society or civic participation and action around the world. The Yearbook includes commissioned contributions from leading commentators across the social sciences on the latest issues and developments, explores and presents the latest approaches to measuring and analyzing global civil society, and provides a chronology of key global civil society events in the year.

The Global Civil Society Yearbook remains the standard work on all aspects of contemporary global civil society for activists, practitioners, students, and academics alike. It is essential reading for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of the key actors, forms and manifestations of global civil society around the world today.

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Martin Albrow and Helmut Anheier
Introduction
 
CONCEPTS
Heba Raouf Ezzat and Mary Kaldor
'Not Even a Tree'
Delegitimising Violence and the Prospects for Pre-emptive Civility

 
Jenny Pearce
Bringing Violence 'Back Home'
Gender Socialisation and the Transmission of Violence through Time and Space

 
 
ISSUES
Marlies Glasius
Pipe Dream or Panacea?
Global Civil Society and Economic and Social Rights

 
Mary Kaldor, Denisa Kostovicova and Yahia Said
War and Peace
The Role of Global Civil Society

 
Edited by Willemijn Dicke and Fiona Holland with contributions from Patrick Bond, Fadia Daibes-Murad, Sanjeev Khagram, Alessandro Palmieri, Carlos B Vainer, Zoë Wilson and Patricia Wouters
Water
a Global Contestation

 
 
INFRASTRUCTURE
Mark Juergensmeyer
The Church, the Mosque, and Global Civil Society
David Goldblatt
The Odd Couple
Global Civil Society and Football

 
 
RECORDS
Hagai Katz, Helmut Anheier and Marcus Lam
Fuzzy Set Approaches to the Study of Global Civil Society

"This volume is beneficial to civil society scholars and their students, many of whom are builders of institutions that transcend political boundaries."

—VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations

Marcella Ridlen Ray
George Mason University

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Helmut K. Anheier

Helmut K. Anheier, PhD, is President and Dean at the Hertie School of Governance, and holds a chair of sociology at Heidelberg University. He received his PhD from Yale University in 1986, was a senior researcher at John Hopkins School of Public Policy, Professor of Public Policy and Social Welfare at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, and Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics. Professor Anheier founded and directed the Centre for Civil Society at LSE, the Center for Civil Society at UCLA, and the Center for Social Investment at Heidelberg. Before embarking on an academic career, he served as social affairs officer to... More About Author

Mary Kaldor

Marlies Glasius

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