Rethinking civil society toward democratic consolidation larry diamond larry diamond is coeditor of the journal of democracy, codirector of the international forum for democratic studies, and a senior research. Apabila kita hubungkan dengan pandangan terkait masyarakat madani sebagai masyarakat madinah seperti yang dikemukakan oleh nurcholis madjid, maka “perkataan madinah, dalam peristilahan modern, menunjuk kepada semangat dan pengertian civil society, suatu istilah inggris yang berarti masyarakat sopan, beradab dan teratur dalam bentuk negara.
Larry diamond rethinking civil society essays and research papers larry diamond rethinking civil society the role of indian civil society : ensuring state accountability the roots of an indian autonomous civil society is not to be found in the contemporary rise of a modern state but foremost in the ancient and medieval history of the country.
Rethinking civil society marc f plattner, larry jay diamond journal of democracy, volume 5, number 3, july 1994, p 3 (article) published by johns hopkins university press.
Introduction, and conclusion: causes and effects, in larry diamond, ed, political culture and democracy in developing countries (boulder: lynne rienner publishers, 1993), pp 1-33 and 411-435 (pp 1-27 and 229-249 in the 199 paperback edition. In this book noted political sociologist larry diamond sets forth a distinctive theoretical perspective on democratic evolution and consolidation in the late twentieth century rejecting theories that posit preconditions for democracy—and thus dismiss its prospects in poor countries—diamond argues instead for a developmental theory of democracy.
Some scholars, such as larry diamond, think that civil society is self-generating(diamond 1994:4) this seems to scent of rousseau, who, unlike hobbes and locke, addresses explicitly the course of forming civil society. Civil society in the caucasus: myth and reality by jonathan wheatley, zurich abstract although touted as a victory of “civil society”, the success of the rose revolution in georgia in 2003 was not so much the result of a successful mobilization from below, as the outcome of a split within the ruling polit-ical elite.
Diamond, larry, 1994, ‘rethinking civil society: towards democratic consolidation’, journal of democracy, vol5, no3 july 1994 white gordon, ‘prospects for civil society in china: a case study of xiaoshan city,’ in the australian journal of chinese affairs, number 29, january 1993, pp375-90.