Assisting the Invisible Hand: Contested Relations Between Market, State and Civil Society by Wim Dubbink English | PDF | 2003 | 236 Pages | ISBN : 9048163536 | 1.37 MB
Modern liberal democracies are troubled by public problems in which the free market is no innocent bystander. It is therefore generally acknowledged that the market must be controlled. Assisting the Invisible Hand is an investigation into contemporary thinking on controlling the market, especially with regard to the problem of dealing with environmental issues. The implicit modes of thinking in economics, political philosophy and administrative theory are uncovered and criticized.
Scandinavian Civil Society and Social Transformations: The Case of Norway By Bernard Enjolras English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 199 Pages | ISBN : 3319772635 | 3.07 MB
This book aims at presenting a conceptual apparatus and empirical analysis of the ways Nordic civil society is affected by social transformations by focusing on the Norwegian case. The Norwegian empirical focus allows identifying processes and factors of change that are relevant outside this context and enable us to understand, on a more general basis, the relationship between social transformations and transformations affecting the voluntary sector.
The Universal Periodic Review of Southeast Asia: Civil Society Perspectives by James Gomez English | 23 Dec. 2017 | ISBN: 9811062250 | 256 Pages | PDF | 2.74 MB
The research presented in this book provides a stakeholder analysis of human rights protection at a time when the region appears to be regressing into an insidious and deep authoritarianism. As political space shrinks in Southeast Asia,