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Civil Society and the Family

Civil Society and the Family

Esther Muddiman, Sally Power, and Chris Taylor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447355526
eISBN:
9781447355571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355526.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The relationship between the family and civil society has always been complex, with the family often regarded as separate from, or even oppositional to, civil society. Taking a fresh empirical ... More

Civil Society through the Lifecourse

Civil Society through the Lifecourse

Sally Power (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354833
eISBN:
9781447354857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354833.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This edited collection explores the temporal dimensions of civil society through examining how different lifecourse stages and events trigger or hinder engagement with civil society. There is ... More

Directly Elected Mayors in Urban GovernanceImpact and Practice

Directly Elected Mayors in Urban Governance: Impact and Practice

David Sweeting (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327011
eISBN:
9781447327035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327011.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book is about directly elected mayors; political leaders who are elected directly by citizens to head multi-functional local government authorities. The book examines the contexts, features and ... More

The Foundational Economy and CitizenshipComparative Perspectives on Civil Repair

The Foundational Economy and Citizenship: Comparative Perspectives on Civil Repair

Filippo Barbera and Ian Jones (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447353355
eISBN:
9781447353379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353355.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The Foundational Economy encompasses those goods and services, together with the economic and social relationships that underpin them, that provide the everyday infrastructure of civilized life. ... More

Putting Civil Society in Its PlaceGovernance, Metagovernance and Subjectivity

Putting Civil Society in Its Place: Governance, Metagovernance and Subjectivity

Bob Jessop

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354956
eISBN:
9781447355007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354956.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book interprets civil society both as a shifting horizon of action and as an ensemble of governance arrangements with diverse agents rather than as a fixed reality with a definite substance. Its ... More

Social Movements and Referendums from BelowDirect Democracy in the Neoliberal Crisis

Social Movements and Referendums from Below: Direct Democracy in the Neoliberal Crisis

Donatella Della Porta, Francis O'Connor, Martin Portos, and Anna Subirats Ribas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447333418
eISBN:
9781447333456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333418.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In recent years, social movements on the left have increasingly begun to make themselves felt in referendums. This has been seen throughout Europe: in votes regarding independence in Scotland and ... More

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