Habermas and the Public Sphere

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Craig J. Calhoun
MIT Press, 1992 - Philosophy - 498 pages
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The relationship between civil society and public life is in the forefront ofcontemporary discussion. No single scholarly voice informs this discussion more than that of JürgenHabermas. His contributions have shaped the nature of debates over critical theory, feminism,cultural studies, and democratic politics. In this book, scholars from a wide range of disciplinesrespond to Habermas's most directly relevant work, The Structural Transformation of the PublicSphere. From political theory to cultural criticism, from ethics to gender studies, from history tomedia studies, these essays challenge, refine, and extend our understanding of the socialfoundations and changing character of democracy and public discourse.Craig Calhoun is Professor ofSociology and History and Director of the Program of Social Theory and CrossCultural Studies at theUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.Contributors: Hannah Arendt. Keith Baker. SeylaBenhabib. Harry C. Boyte. Craig Calhoun. Geoff Eley. Nancy Fraser. Nicholas Garnham. JürgenHabermas. Peter Hohendahl. Lloyd Kramer. Benjamin Lee. Thomas McCarthy. Moishe Postone. Mary P.Ryan. Michael Schudson. Michael Warner. David Zaret.

  

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User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

Note particularly Fraser's chapter. Subaltern regroupment, multiple public spheres, etc... Read full review

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Contents

Contents
12
On the Relation of Morality
51
Hannah Arendt
73
Models and Boundaries
99
Was There Ever a Public Sphere? If So When?
143
Political Theory and Historical Analysis
164
Defining the Public Sphere in Eighteenth
181
Religion Science and Printing in the Public
212
Placing
289
The Pragmatic Ends of Popular Politics
340
The Media and the Public Sphere
359
The Mass Public and the Mass Subject
377
Textuality Mediation and Public Discourse
402
Further Reflections on the Public Sphere
421
Concluding Remarks
462
Contributors
481

Habermas History and Critical Theory
236
Womens Politics
259

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