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Author Sievers, Bruce R.
Title Civil Society, Philanthropy, and the Fate of the Commons.
Imprint Hanover : Tufts University Press, 2010.

Author Sievers, Bruce R.
Series Civil Society: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
Civil Society: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives.
Subject Civil society -- History.
Common good.
Social service.
Author Sievers, Bruce R.
Series Civil Society: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
Civil Society: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives.
Subject Civil society -- History.
Common good.
Social service.
Description 1 online resource (226 pages)
Note Print version record.
Summary Traces the historical development of civil society and philanthropy in the West and analyzes their role in solving the problems faced by modern liberal democracy.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Concept of Civil Society -- 2. Institutional Structures -- 3. Normative Traditions -- 4. Emergence of Civil Society in the Dutch Republic -- 5. Enlightenment Legacy -- 6. Civil Society in America -- 7. Private and Public Goods in the Twenty-first Century -- 8. Philanthropy, Civil Society, and the Commons.
ISBN 9781584659143 (electronic bk.)
1584659149 (electronic bk.)
1584659149
OCLC # 823388627
Additional Format Print version: 9781584658511


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