Civil Society, Conflict and Violence

Civil Society, Conflict and Violence

eBook - 2012
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This book looks at the role that civil society organizations play in dealing with conflict and violence. The authors argue that in most of the prevalent conceptualizations the conflict dimension of civil society is either downplayed or inadequately addressed. They contend that the ability to deal with conflict is at the heart of organized civil society; in the political process, one of civil society's key functions is to express and mediate between different interests, thus contributing to political decision-making. The chapters draw on detailed, empirical data from the CIVICUS Civil Society I.
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2012
ISBN: 9781780931029
Characteristics: 1 online resource (209 pages)
Additional Contributors: Doerner, Wolfgang


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