(p. ix) Contributors
(p. ix) Contributors
Clifford Bob is Associate Professor of Political Science at Duquesne University. He is the author of The Marketing of Rebellion: Insurgents, Media, and International Activism (Cambridge University Press, 2005) and is writing a new book on transnational clashes between ideologically opposed civil society groups.
Catherine Bolzendahl is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Irvine. Her research largely focuses on gender, political power, citizenship, and social policy in Western democracies.
Harry C. Boyte is founder and codirector of the Center for Democracy and Citizenship at Augsburg College, and a Senior Fellow at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute. He is the author of many books including Everyday Politics: Reconnecting Citizens and Public Life (Pennsylvania University Press, 2005).
Craig Calhoun is President of the U.S. Social Science Research Council and University Professor at New York University. His books include Cosmopolitanism and Belonging (Routledge, 2011) and Possible Futures (New York University Press, 2011).
Neera Chandhoke is Professor of Political Science at Delhi University and the author of The Conceits of Civil Society (Oxford University Press, 2003), Beyond Secularism (Oxford University Press India, 1999) and State and Civil Society (Sage, 1995).
Hilde Coffé is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Utrecht University. Her main research interests include civic and political attitudes and participation, and partisan politics.
Evelina Dagnino holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Stanford University and is Professor of Political Science at the University of Campinas in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Mario Diani is ICREA Research Professor in the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona.
Michael Edwards is a Distinguished Senior Fellow at Demos in New York, and directed the Ford Foundation's Governance and Civil Society Program between (p. x) 1999 and 2008. His books include Civil Society (second edition, Polity Press, 2009) and Small Change: Why Business Won’t Save the World (Berrett-Koehler, 2010).
John Ehrenberg is Senior Professor of Political Science at the Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University. He is the author of several books including Civil Society: The Critical History of an Idea (New York University Press, 1999).
Nina Eliasoph is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Southern California. She is the author of Avoiding Politics: How Americans Produce Apathy in Everyday Life (Cambridge University Press, 1998) and Making Volunteers: Civic Life After Welfare's End (Princeton University Press, 2011).
Omar G. Encarnación is Professor and Chair of Political Studies at Bard College, where he teaches comparative politics and Iberian and Latin American politics. He is the author of The Myth of Civil Society (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003) and Spanish Politics: Democracy after Dictatorship (Polity, 2008).
Alan Fowler holds professorial appointments at the Erasmus University in the Netherlands and the University of KwaZulu Natal in South Africa. He is an author and co-editor of many books on civic-driven change and NGO management.
John Gaventa is Professor at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex and a member of the Participation, Power, and Social Change team there. He is the author of Power and Powerlessness: Quiescence and Rebellion in an Appalachian Valley (University of Illinois Press, 1980) and more recent books on citizen action.
Claudia Horwitz is the founding director of stone circles at The Stone House in Mebane, North Carolina. She is the author of The Spiritual Activist (Penguin, 2002).
Marc Morjé Howard is Professor of Government at Georgetown University. He is the author of two award-winning books, The Weakness of Civil Society in Post-Communist Europe (Cambridge University Press, 2003) and The Politics of Citizenship in Europe (Cambridge University Press, 2009), and he has published articles in numerous academic journals.
Jude Howell is Professor and Director of the Centre for Civil Society at the London School of Economics. She is the coauthor (with Jeremy Lind) of Counter-Terrorism, Aid and Civil Society: Before and After the War on Terror (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010) and editor of Governance in China (Rowan and Littlefield, 2003).
David Hulme is Professor of Development Studies at the Institute for Development Policy and Management, and Director of the Brooks World Poverty (p. xi) Institute and the Chronic Poverty Research Centre, all at the University of Manchester.
Solava Ibrahim is a Research Fellow in Global Poverty Reduction at the Brooks World Poverty Institute and Chronic Poverty Research Centre at the University of Manchester.
Lisa Jordan is Executive Director of the Bernard van Leer Foundation and previously oversaw the Ford Foundation's Global Civil Society Program. She is the coeditor of NGO Accountability; Politics, Principles and Innovations (Earthscan, 2006) and has published numerous articles on civil society and global governance.
Eberhard Kienle is a research professor at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in Paris and teaches at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Grenoble. From 2007 to 2010 he was the Program Officer for Governance and Civil Society in the Ford Foundation's Cairo office.
Sally Kohn is a community organizer, writer, and political satirist. She is the Chief Agitation Officer of the Movement Vision Lab, a grassroots think tank based in Brooklyn, New York.
Frances Kunreuther is the Director of the Building Movement Project and a Fellow at New York University's Research Center for Leadership and Action. She has coauthored two books, From the Ground Up (ILR Press, 2007) and Working Across Generations (Jossey-Bass, 2009).
Roberta G. Lentz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University, and a former Program Officer in Electronic Media Policy at the Ford Foundation from 2001 to2007.
Charles H. T. Lesch is a graduate student in the Department of Government at Harvard University.
Peter Levine is Director of the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement at the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service, Tufts University. His books include The Future of Democracy, Engaging Young People in Civic Life (Tufts University Press, 2007) and Reforming the Humanities (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009).
Charles Lewis is a professor and the founding executive editor of the Investigative Reporting Workshop at American University in Washington, D.C. He earlier founded the Center for Public Integrity, where he began the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (1997), Global Integrity (1999), and the Fund for Independence in Journalism (2003).
(p. xii) Donald E. Miller is Professor of Religion and Director of the Center for Religion and Civic Culture at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
Alex Nicholls is University Lecturer in Social Entrepreneurship at the Said Business School and Fellow in Management at Harris Manchester College at the University of Oxford.
Ebenezer Obadare is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, and holds a Ph.D. in Social Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is the coeditor of Encountering the Nigerian State (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010).
Jenny Pearce is Professor of Latin American Politics and Director of the International Centre for Participation Studies at the University of Bradford. She is the coauthor of Civil Society and Development: A Critical Exploration (Lynne Rienner, 2001) and Participation and Democracy in the Twenty-First Century City (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010).
Donatella della Porta is Professor of Sociology in the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute in Firenze.
Nancy L. Rosenblum is Senator Joseph Clark Professor of Ethics in Politics and Government in the Department of Government at Harvard University. She is the author of Membership and Morals: The Personal Uses of Pluralism in America (2000) and On the Side of the Angels: An Appreciation of Parties and Partisanship (2008), both from Princeton University Press.
Albert Ruesga is President and CEO of the Greater New Orleans Foundation. His articles have appeared in Social Theory and Practice, the Journal of Popular Culture, the Boston Book Review, and other publications. He is the founding editor of the White Courtesy Telephone, a popular blog about nonprofits and philanthropy.
William A. Schambra is the Director of the Hudson Institute's Bradley Center for Philanthropy and Civic Renewal. He has written extensively on the theory and practice of civil society, and is the editor of several volumes including As Far as Republican Principles Will Admit: Collected Essays of Martin Diamond (AEI Press, 1992).
Krista Shaffer is a research fellow with Hudson Institute's Bradley Center for Philanthropy and Civic Renewal.
Mark Sidel is Professor of Law, Faculty Scholar, and Lauridsen Family Fellow at the University of Iowa, and President of the International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR). He is the author of Regulation of the Voluntary Sector: Freedom and Security in an Era of Uncertainty (Routledge, 2009).
(p. xiii) Theda Skocpol is the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology at Harvard University. She has written about public policies and civic engagement in the United States, and her newest book is Health Care Reform and American Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford University Press, 2010).
Steven Rathgeb Smith is Professor of Public Policy and Waldemar A. Nielsen Chair in Philanthropy at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University.
Mark E. Warren is the Harold and Dorrie Merilees Professor for the Study of Democracy at the University of British Columbia.
Michael Woolcock is Senior Social Scientist in the World Bank's Development Research Group, where he has worked since 1998. From 2007 to 2009 he was Professor of Social Science and Development Policy, and founding Research Director of the Brooks World Poverty Institute at the University of Manchester.
Simon Zadek is a Visiting Senior Fellow at the Centre for Government and Business of the J. F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Associate Senior Fellow at the International Institute of Sustainable Development, and Honorary Professor at the Centre for Corporate Citizenship of the University of South Africa.