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Civil Societies as Cultural and Developmental Contexts for Civic Identity Formation

Constance Flanagan, M. Loreto Martínez, and Patricio Cumsille

in Bridging Cultural and Developmental Approaches to Psychology: New Syntheses in Theory, Research, and Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195383430
eISBN:
9780199827176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383430.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on the mediating institutions of civil society in the social incorporation of younger citizens. Lay theories about the polity and the tenets of the social contract that bind ... More


Mediating Institutions in the Transition from State Socialism: The Case of Local Government

Gernot Grabher and David Stark

in Restructuring Networks in Post-Socialism: Legacies, Linkages and Localities

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290209
eISBN:
9780191684791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290209.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Political Economy

This chapter first shows that under state socialism, local government was subordinate to central government, and state enterprises had relatively few functions. Also access to the benefits of local ... More


Associations and Freedom

Ronald J. Colombo

in The First Amendment and the Business Corporation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199335671
eISBN:
9780199361915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335671.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Company and Commercial Law

Alexis de Tocqueville is credited with making the critical connection between associations and freedom. Individual liberty and limited government are best secured and protected in a society marked by ... More


Liberal Perspectives

Rex Ahdar and Ian Leigh

in Religious Freedom in the Liberal State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199606474
eISBN:
9780191744259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606474.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses liberal political thought and its understanding and treatment of religion. Section II begins by briefly outlining the nature and character of liberalism. The premise is that ... More


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