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The Idea of Civil Society


As the countries of East-Central Europe struggle to create liberal democracy and the United States and other Western nations attempt to rediscover their own tarnished civil institutions, Adam Seligman identifies the neglect of the idea of civil society as a central concern common to both cultures today. Two centuries after its origins in the Enlightenment, the idea of civil society is being revived to provide an answer to the question of how individuals can pursue their own interests while preserving the greater good of ...

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The Idea of Civil Society
1995, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691010816

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The Idea of Civil Society
1992, Free Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780029283158


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