By Anthony Judge, 1996. Presentation to a World Bank workshop on Civil Society in the FSU and East/Central Europe, Washington DC, 16th October 1996. Published in Transnational Associations, 49, 1997, 3, pp 124-132.
By Anthony Judge, 1999. Excerpt: "Enthusiasm for "civil society" is now evident in many sectors. The debate concerning its nature is in full swing. Within this context, this article explores the ways in which open "civil society" can be most effectively undermined by the current strategies employed, deliberately or inadvertently, by those concerned."
The Modern World System and European Civil Society: a reconstruction of the longue durée of modernity in the new millennium
Introduction: "Bowling Alone," Robert Putnam's argument that declining civic involvement is dangerous to American democracy, brought him to the White House--and to the pages of People magazine.