The active society revisited / edited by Wilson Carey McWilliams

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Subjects: Active society
Social action
Political sociology
Etzioni, Amitai Active society
Etzioni, Amitai. Active society
Etzioni, Amitai--Criticism and interpretation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2006
LC Classification: H, HM
Physical Description: viii, 352 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Authors: McWilliams, Wilson C
Notes: LCCN: 2005019296
ISBN: 0742549143 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0742549151 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references
Contents: Introduction / Wilson Carey McWilliams -- Macroscopic action : on Amitai Etzioni's contribution to social theory / Hans Joas -- The cultural dimensions of The active society / Edward W. Lehman -- The cybernetic institutionalist / Fabio Rojas -- The constitution of activity : Etzioni's foundation of social theory in collective action and collective actors / Frank Adloff -- The actively drifting society / Joseph H. Spear -- Communitarianism : the highest state of progressivism The active society revisited / Dennis Hale -- The teamwork of Sisyphus : post-Fordist capitalism, corporate culture, and Etzioni's "active society" / Eugene McCarraher -- Membership and belonging : Etzioni's "authenticity" and the existential challenges of liberalism / Richard Boyd -- Swing low sweet chariot : transformation and religious tradition / William C. Green -- The eagle and the worm : The active society from a community organizer's perspective / Mike Miller -- Searching for active citizenship / David S. Gutterman and Melissa Buis Michaux -- Courting megalogues : judicial power in The active society / Paul A. Sracic -- Community formation, gender issues, and the evolution of international law : a perspective on Amitai Etzioni's The active society / Frances T. Pilch -- "Lighting damp logs" : social movements, liberal democracy, and the politics of transformation / Daniel J. Tichenor -- From The active society to the good society : the second sailing of Amitai Etzioni / Patrick J. Deneen -- The active society revisited : a response / Amitai Etzioni
OCLC Number: 61123001
ISBN/ISSN: 0742549143