Putting Civil Society in Its Place Governance, Metagovernance and Subjectivity - Civil Society and Social Change

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Publisher's Synopsis

Renowned social and political theorist Bob Jessop explores the idea of civil society as a mode of governance in this bold challenge to current thinking. Developing theories of governance failure and metagovernance, the book analyses the limits and failures of economic and social policy in various styles of governance. Reviewing the principles of self-emancipation and self-responsibilisation it considers the struggle to integrate civil society into governance, and the power of social networks and solidarity within civil society. With case studies of mobilisations to tackle economic and social problems, this is a comprehensive review of the factors that influence their success and identifies lessons for future social innovation.

Book information

ISBN: 9781447354963
Publisher: Bristol University Press
Imprint: Policy Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 300
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 296
Weight: 458g
Height: 156mm
Width: 234mm
Spine width: 21mm