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Democracy and Association
Mark E. Warren

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List of Tables vii
Acknowledgments ix
Chapter One: Introduction 3
Chapter Two: Approaches to Association 17
For and against Theoretical Generalization 17
What Do We Want from Associational Life? 21
The Influence of the Tocquevtllian Paradigm 29
Beyond Tocqueville 31
A Note on Functionalist Language 37
Chapter Three: The Concept of Association 39
Hobbes and Locke: The Modern Concept of Association 40
Tocqueville: The Associational Democracy of Everyday Life 42
G. D. H. Cole: Association versus Community 43
Parsons: Three "Types of Operative Organization" 48
Associations versus Associational Relations 54
The Concept of Civil Society 56
Chapter Four: The Democratic Effects of Association 60
Democratic Self-Rule as Autonomy 62
Developmental Effects on Individuals 70
Public Sphere Effects 77
Institutional Effects 82
Chapter Five: The Associational Terrain: Distinctions That Make a Difference 94
Voluntary versus Nonvoluntary Association 96
The Constitutive Media of Association 109
Constitutive Goods of Association 123
Chapter Six: The Democratic Effects of Associational Types 134
Dimensions of Associational Types 134
More Points on the Logic of the Analysis 140
Developmental Effects 142
Public Sphere Effects 162
Institutional Effects 181
Chapter Seven: Conclusion: Democratic Associational Ecologies 206
Democratic Associational Ecologies 207
Agents of Democracy 216
Notes 227
Bibliography 253
Index 261

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