Civil society without a state? Transnational civil society and the challenge of democracy in a globalizing world
Graduate studies at Western
World Futures 63 (5 & 6):324 – 339 (2007)
|Abstract||A concept of civil society that stresses civil society's role in working with the state to achieve more inclusive, democratic polities provides the context for examining the implications for transnational civil society. In particular, the author examines how this perspective emphasizes the importance of the paradox that civil society cannot be understood independently of a relationship to a state. After explaining the nature of this paradox, the author discusses the various ways this paradox affects the potential for transnational civil society to contribute to more inclusionary democracies that reflect new processes in the social construction of citizenship.|
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