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Civil Society, the State, and the Limits to Global Civil Society

Bowden, Brett


Just as domestic civil society is widely regarded as serving the greater common good of a national democratic political community, global civil society is also promoted as a vehicle through which a host of humanity's ills may be remedied. This article argues that the pinning of such high hopes on global civil society is mistaken, for its proponents have failed to recognise that global civil society is insufficiently analogous to domestic civil society for it to be a similarly positive force. At...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Global Society
DOI: 10.1080/13600820600576423


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