Civil Society: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
Civil Society and the Social Capital Debate in Comparative Perspective
An interdisciplinary collection of historical and comparative articles on civil society and the social capital debate.
|Edwards, Bob, Michael W. Foley, Mario Diani (eds)|
A telling look at the lives and strategies of women environmental activists in the long 1960s, solidly grounded in a national context
Reconnecting Farm, Food, and Community
A engaging analysis of food production in the United States emphasizing that sustainable agricultural development is important to community health.
|Lyson, Thomas A.|
How Informed Citizens Make Democracy Work
A comparative, international analysis of political participation and the decline in civic engagement.
The Underpinnings of American Democracy
A guide for what citizen leaders and teachers must do to ensure that our democracy will last another century.
|OConnell, Brian. John W. Gardner, fwd.|
|The Civil Society Reader
A civil society anthology for experts and students alike.
|Hodgkinson, Virginia and Michael W. Foley, eds.|
|Civil Society, Philanthropy, and the Fate of the Commons
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
|Sievers, Bruce R.|
|From Command to Community
A New Approach to Leadership Education in Colleges and Universities
Diverse essays create a new definition of leadership education based in colleges and universities
|Longo, Nicholas V. and Cynthia M. Gibson, eds.|
|From Neighborhood to Nation
The Democratic Foundations of Civil Society
A study of the unique impact of participatory and representative democracy on policy outcomes at local, state, and national levels.
|The Future of Democracy
Developing the Next Generation of American Citizens
A nonpartisan clarion call for civic renewal to restore American democracy
|The Internet Generation
Engaged Citizens or Political Dropouts
An investigation of political disengagement among young people in North America and Europe
A Global Comparison
The first comparative look at how social enterprise is shaped by local conditions worldwide
|Kerlin, Janelle A., ed.|
How Restraints on Nonprofits Undermine Their Potential
A courageous call to free charity from its ideological and economic constraints