The discourses on the civil society and the State in the context of European and post-colonial narratives: Re-conceptualizing the civil society in Pakistan

Nisar, Tehseen (2013) The discourses on the civil society and the State in the context of European and post-colonial narratives: Re-conceptualizing the civil society in Pakistan. Tesi di Dottorato, LUISS Guido Carli, Department of Political Science > PhD Program in Political Theory (english language), tutor: Sebastiano Maffettone and Valentina Gentile, p. 248. [Doctoral Thesis]

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Understanding the social contract as the justification of the State. The discourses on the State: a comparative perspective from early modern, modern and post modern era. Theory building on the State: the modernization, core-periphery (dependency), neo-dependancy and the world systems schools. The case of the civil society: evolution of the term since early times/historical and philosophical background. Theoretical approaches to civil society: normative and perspective features towards understanding the concept. The liberal and the non-liberal narratives to the discourses on the civil society. The Post-colonial studies approach towards understanding the civil society. Post-colonial theoretical framework: retracing the concept of civil society. The historiography of the politics of the governed in Pakistan: constructing the political narrative of the marginal fragments.

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Bibliografia: p. 224-234.

Item Type: Doctoral Thesis (PhD)
Research documents and activity classification: LUISS PhD Thesis
Divisions: Department of Political Science > PhD Program in Political Theory (english language)
Thesis Advisor: Maffettone, Sebastiano and Gentile, Valentina
Additional Information: Dottorato di ricerca in Teoria Politica (XXV ciclo), LUISS Guido Carli, Roma, 2013. Relatori: Prof. Sebastiano Maffettone, Prof. Valentina Gentile.
MIUR Scientific Area: Area 14 - Political and Social Sciences > SPS/01 Political Philosophy
Deposited by: Maria Teresa Nistico
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2014 17:09
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2015 00:14
URI: http://eprints.luiss.it/id/eprint/1278

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