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Civil Society

The American Model And Third World Development, 1st Edition

By Howard J. Wiarda


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Using case studies from sub-Saharan Africa, East Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East, and including such critical countries as South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico, and Egypt, Civil Society focuses on the processes and politics of dismantling "corporate" (state directed) economies and political systems in the Third Worl

Table of Contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTION, 1 Civil Society, Democracy, and Corporatism in the Third World, PART II: THEORY AND CONCEPTS, 2 Civil Society: History and Meaning(s), 3 Corporatist Systems of Civil Society, PART III: CASE STUDIES IN CIVIL SOCIETY, 4 Sub-Saharan Africa, 5 East Asia, 6 Latin America, 7 The Middle East and Islamic Society, PART IV: CONCLUSION, 8 Is Civil Society Exportable?: The American Model and Third World Development

About the Author

Howard J. Wiarda is Dean Rusk Professor of International Relations and head of the Department of International Affairs at the University of Georgia, and Senior Scholar at the centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General