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The conceits of civil society

by Neera Chandhoke

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Published by Oxford University Press in New Delhi, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil society.,
  • Social problems.,
  • Legitimacy of governments.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-263) and index.

    StatementNeera Chandhoke.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC337 .C5 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination278 p. ;
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3709629M
    ISBN 100195661958
    LC Control Number2003306589
    OCLC/WorldCa52593995

    Conceit From the Latin term for “concept,” a poetic conceit is an often unconventional, logically complex, or surprising metaphor whose delights are more intellectual than sensual. Petrarchan (after the Italian poet Petrarch) conceits figure heavily in sonnets, and contrast more conventional sensual imagery to describe the experience of love. State Phobia and Civil Society draws extensively upon the work of Michel Foucault to argue for the necessity of the concept of the state in political and social analysis. In so doing, it takes on not only the dominant view in the human sciences that the concept of the state is outmoded, but also the large interpretative literature on Foucault, which claims that he displaces the state for a de.

    good. But from the point of view of civil society as a whole, each good, protecting the environment or enjoying a good time-travel novel, are group specific goods. The final characteristic of civil society understood as something apart from the state is that it is conceived in spatial terms. What is most. Civil society is a term that's increasingly popular with government ministers, academics, diplomats, aid-workers, international agencies, teachers and a host of other professions. It's an idea.

    Civil society became popular after globalisation has fully discredited the planning state (e.g former Soviet Union states) and the interventionst state(e.g the Kenysian welfare state in the Western states), and the developmental state(in much of the developing world) in favour of a. The state and civil society were first distinguished by Hegel in The Philosophy of Right as two stages in the dialectical development from the family to the nation. The distinction has remained perhaps the most vital of Hegel's discoveries in political philosophy, though its importance is not confined to the interpretation of Hegel's own views.


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In this thoroughly-revised edition, Michael Edwards updates the arguments and evidence presented in the original and adds major new material on issues such as civil society in Africa and the Middle East, global.

The contemporaneous meaning of the concept of civil society started to develop after the French Revolution of In the 18th and 19th centuries the term was closely associated with the city and government.

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Clearly distinguishing between group policy advantages bargained in backrooms and democratic gains made by giving citizens real opportunities for public voice, Lang shows how NGOs navigate the trade-offs and synergies between these two outcomes.’Cited by: `The core of this book is a straightforward, clearly written and essentially accurate history of the concept of civil society.

It is especially good on the "pre-history" of the concept, its emergence in the thinking of the early liberals and political economists such as Locke and Adam Smith' - Political StudiesAuthor: Neera Chandhoke. This article explores the specific features of civil society in India and their implications for the concept of civil society in general.

It traces the discovery of civil society and discusses its historical trajectory and professionalization in India. It suggests that the experience of India clearly illustrates the notion that civil society is a site of struggle between different sorts of Cited by: 2.

An Analysis of Concept and Role of Civil Society in Contemporary India. Vijender Singh. Abstract - This conceptual and literary analysis focuses on history and practice of civil society searching the old and new connotations thereof.

The article provides a broader spectrum of the subject matter in time and space. The concept of civilCited by: 1. Civil Society History, Theory, and Conceptualization. Conceptions of civil society vary widely. While classical theorists defined civil society as an antithesis to the dangerous state of nature and conflated civil society with the state (see KumarChandhoke ), modern theorists, especially Hegel, developed the notion of civil society as a domain parallel to but separate from the state.

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New Delhi: Oxford University Press. E-book or PDF. Lowry, C. Civil Society Engagement in Asia: Six Country Profiles. Neera Chandhoke was formerly professor of political science at Delhi University. She has written widely on the subjects of civil society, democracy, rights, secularism, and political violence.

Her publications include State and Civil Society: Explorations in Political Theory (Sage, ); Beyond Secularism: Rights of Religious Minorities (Oxford University Press, ); The Conceits of Civil.

My book was written from the perspective that civil society would hardly be worth discussing unless it was in danger. At the same time, I shared the political perspective of the anti-nostalgia camp.

Civil society refers to the arena of uncoerced collective action around shared interests, purposes and values. In theory, its institutional forms are distinct from those of the state, family and market, though in practice, the boundaries between state, civil society, family and market are often.

Interest in the topic exploded with the decline of statism in the s and s, and many of our current debates about politics and social policy are informed by the renewed focus on civil society. Michael Edwards, author of the most authoritative single-authored book on civil society, serves as the editor for The Oxford Handbook of Civil.

The American Context of Civil Society. In both the conservative and progressive imagination, civil society is valued—for opposite reasons—as an arbiter between the individual and the national state.

But by viewing civil society as the core of America’s social life, we can see our way toward a politics that might overcome some of the. Civil society is best understood as a confrontation with the very possibility of society itself – this society, our society”(Tester,pp.

In ХХ century the large contribution to development of the theory of civil society was brought by Gramsci considering civil society by a. Conceit definition is - favorable opinion; especially: excessive appreciation of one's own worth or virtue. How to use conceit in a sentence.

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Highly recommend this book/5.civil society, in the eyes of very different analysts, still provides a basis for contemplating the human condition. At the end of the 20th century, the idea of civil society became popular for more reasons than the decline of communism and the rise of capitalism.

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