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Harvard Historical Studies 154

The Demands of Liberty

Civil Society in France since the Revolution

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ISBN 9780674024960

Publication Date: 03/30/2007

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368 pages

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  • Introduction: Democratic Pathways and the French Case
  • Part I. Utopian Generality
    • 1. Generality as Social Form
    • 2. Generality as Democratic Quality: The Principle of Immediacy
    • 3. Generality as Mode of Regulation: The Cult of Law
    • 4. The Question of Origins
  • Part II. Trials and Recompositions
    • 5. The Imperative of Governability
    • 6. The Sociological Trial
    • 7. The Requirement of Liberty
    • 8. Resistance and Recomposition
  • Part III. Jacobinism Amended
    • 9. The Great Turning Point
    • 10. The Trade Union Exception
    • 11. Liberty and Institutions
    • 12. Polarized Democracy
    • 13. The Network State
    • 14. Differences and Repetitions
  • Notes
  • Index

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