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    DescriptionWhat are the environments, the public spaces, in which ordinary people become participants in the complex, ambiguous, engaging conversation about democracy: participators in governance rather than spectators or complainers, victims or accomplices? What are the roots, not simply of movements against oppression, but also of those democratic social movements which both enlarge the opportunities for participation and enhance people's ability to participate in the public world? In Free Spaces, Sara M. Evans and Harry C. Boyte argue for a new understanding of the foundations for democratic politics by analyzing the settings in which people learn to participate in democracy. In their new Introduction, the authors link the concept of free spaces to recent theoretical discussions about community, public life, civil society, and social movements.


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    Title
    Free Spaces
    Subtitle
    Sources of Democratic Change in America
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sara M. Evans, By (author) Harry C. Boyte
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 258
    Width: 134 mm
    Height: 204 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 271 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780226222578
    ISBN 10: 0226222578
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27440
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    BIC E4L: POL
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.3
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T General Subject: 750
    BIC subject category V2: JH
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    BIC subject category V2: JPHV
    BISAC V2.8: SOC000000
    DC22: 303.484
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 303.484
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 303.48/4
    B&T Approval Code: A31464000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB
    LC classification: HN57 .E9 1992
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: HN57.E9 19
    Thema V1.0: JPHV, JH
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    The University of Chicago Press
    Imprint name
    University of Chicago Press
    Publication date
    08 March 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Chicago, IL