Making Democratic Citizens in Spain: Civil Society and the Popular Origins of the Transition, 1960-78 by P. Radcliff

Making Democratic Citizens in Spain: Civil Society and the Popular Origins of the Transition, 1960…

byP. Radcliff

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A fascinating study of the contribution of ordinary men and women to Spain’s democratic transition of the 1970s. Radcliff argues that participants in neighbourhood and other associations experimented with new practices of civic participation that put pressure on the authoritarian state and made the building blocks of a future democratic citizenship.

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PAMELA RADCLIFF is Associate Professor of History at the University of California, San Diego, USA. She has published various works on modern Spain, including From Mobilization to Civil War: The Politics of Polarization in the Spanish City of Gijon, 1900-1937, and Contesting Spanish Womanhood, a collection of scholarly essays co-edited...
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Title:Making Democratic Citizens in Spain: Civil Society and the Popular Origins of the Transition, 1960…Format:HardcoverDimensions:440 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.04 inPublished:March 23, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations and Foreign Terms
Introduction
Dictatorship and Civil Society: Explaining the Roots of a New Associational Milieu
Measuring' Civil Society: The Scope and Vitality of the New Associational Milieu
Gender and the Role of Women in the Associational Milieu
What is a Family Association?:The Civic Discourse of Familiarismo
Women and Familiarismo: The Civic Discourse of the Homemaker Associations
The Civic Discourse of the Neighborhood Associations of Madrid: From Community Improvement to 'Citizen Movement'
The Civic Community in Practice: Family and Neighborhood Associations as 'Schools of Democracy'
Conclusion/Epilogue
Bibliography
Index