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The civil sphere in Latin America / edited by Jeffrey C. Alexander, Carlo Tognato.

Other author/creatorAlexander, Jeffrey C., 1947- editor.
Other author/creatorTognato, Carlo editor.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Copyright Notice ©2018
Descriptionxvi, 261 pages ; 24 cm
Contents For democracy in Latin America / Jeffrey C. Alexander and Carlo Tognato -- The civil sphere in Mexico : between democracy and authoritarianism / Nelson Arteaga and Javier Arzuaga -- Shaping solidarity in Argentina : the power of the civil sphere in repairing violence against women / Maria Luengo -- Civil indignation in Chile : recent collusion scandals in the retail industry / M. Angelica Thumala -- La joven Cuba : confrontation, conciliation, and the quest for the civil through blogging / Liliana Martinez Perez -- "La clase media en positivo" : the civil and uncivil uses of "the middle class" in Venezuela, 1958-2016 / Celso M. Villegas -- The civil life of the university : enacting dissent and resistance on a Colombian campus / Carlo Tognato -- Police officers in contradiction : anti-civility in the Sao Paulo State Military Police / Mayumi Shimizu -- Citizenship and the established civil sphere in provincial Mexico / Trevor Stack -- Is civil society dangerous for democracy? : new directions for civil sphere theory in Latin America / Isabel Jijon -- Democracy and the civil sphere in Latin America / Peter Kivisto and Giuseppe Sciortino.
Abstract "The civil sphere is a distinctively democratic field in modern societies, one that sustains universalizing cultural aspirations and critically interpretive organizational structures vis-a-vis such non-civil spheres as the economy, religion, science, primordial associations, and states"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2017053773
ISBN1108426832 hardcover

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