Global Civil Society 2007/8

Global Civil Society Yearbook 2007/8

Mary Kaldor, Marlies Glasius, Helmut Anheier, Martin Albrow,
Monroe E Price (eds). London: Sage 2008
Global Civil Society 2007/8 explores how activists and organisations are exploiting the effects of globalisation to create or expand spaces for debate and discussion, often using new forms of communications, even in closed regimes. Click on the chapters below to open up Pdfs.


Introduction: Democracy and the Possibility of a Global Public Sphere
|by Martin Albrow and Marlies Glasius

Part 1: Concepts

CHAPTER 1: Democracy, Global Publics and World Opinion|
by Vincent Price

CHAPTER 2: Democracy and Globalisation
|by Mary Kaldor

CHAPTER 3: Civil Society and the Global Market for Loyalties
|by Monroe Price

Part 2: Democracy

CHAPTER 4: Democracy Promotion and Civil Society
|by Armine Ishkanian

CHAPTER 5: Global Civil Society and Illiberal Regimes
|by Mary Kaldor and Denisa Kostovicova

CHAPTER 7: Deepening Democracy in Latin America
|by Miguel Darcy de Oliveira

Part 3: Communicative Power

CHAPTER 8: Democratic Advance or Retreat? Communicative Power and Current Media Developments
by James Deane

CHAPTER 9: Voices of Global Civil Society: Cartoonists, Comic Strip Artists and Graphic Novelists

CHAPTER 10: Media Spaces: Innovation and Activism
|by Clifford Bob, Jonathan Haynes, Victor Pickard, Thomas Keenan and Nick Couldry

CHAPTER 11: Language and 'Global' Politics: De-Naturalising the 'Global'
|by Sabine Selchow


Diffusion Models and Global Civil Society
|by Helmut Anheier, Hagai Katz and Marcus Lam

Data Programme Part 1|

Data Programme Part 2|

Chronology of Global Civil Society Events
|compiled by Jill Timms