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The Polish solidarity movement : revolution, democracy and natural rights / Arista Maria Cirtautas.

Author/Creator:
Cirtautas, Arista Maria., author.
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (338 p.)
Series:
Routledge studies of societies in transition ; 3.
Routledge studies of societies in transition ; 3
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Subjects:
Civil rights -- Poland.
Natural law.
Democracy -- Poland.
Poland -- Politics and government -- 1980-1989.
NSZZ "Solidarność" (Labor organization).
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book provides a groundbreaking analysis of democratization in Poland by placing Solidarity in the context of the major democratic upheavals of modernity; the French and American Revolutions.
Contents:
Cover; The Polish Solidarity Movement: Revolution, democracy and natural rights; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Introduction: Revolution, democracy and Solidarity; A WEBERIAN ALTERNATIVE; 1 The charismatic presentation of natural rights: A Weberian theory of democracy; THE SPIRIT OF MODERN DEMOCRACY; THE WILL TO FREEDOM: THE LEGITIMATING POWER OF NATURAL LAW; DEMOCRACY AND CHARISMA: THE CHARISMATIC PRESENTATION OF NATURAL LAW; REASON AND THE INSTITUTIONALIZATION OF RIGHTS; 2 Formal natural rights and the American Revolution; NATURAL RIGHTS AND THE CHARISMATIC CREATION OF CITIZENS; ANTECEDENTS
THE NATURAL RIGHTS DOCTRINECHARISMATIC COMMUNITIES; INSTITUTIONAL CONSEQUENCES; 3 Substantive natural rights and the French Revolution; ANTECEDENTS; THE NATURAL RIGHTS DOCTRINE; CHARISMATIC COMMUNITIES; INSTITUTIONAL CONSEQUENCES; 4 Natural rights and liberal capitalist development: An overview; REVOLUTIONARY CONDITIONS; ORIGINS OF THE FREE MARKET; 5 The Marxist-Leninist response to natural rights and liberal capitalism; MARX'S CRITIQUE OF NATURAL RIGHTS; LENIN'S CREATION OF A CHARISMATIC PARTY; THE INSTITUTIONAL DOMAINS OF LENINISM; POLAND: ANTECEDENTS
6 Solidarity's articulation of natural rightsTHE NATURAL RIGHTS DOCTRINE; CHARISMATIC COMMUNITIES; 7 Solidarity and liberal capitalism; SOLIDARITY'S WEAKNESSES: THE FAILURE TO CONSTRUCT INSTITUTIONAL DOMAINS; SOLIDARITY'S STRENGTHS: THE IMPACT ON THE DOMAINS OF LIBERAL CAPITALISM; Epilogue: The Polish Revolution in comparative context; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-312) and index.
ISBN:
1-134-74043-3
1-280-31869-4
0-203-44820-0
OCLC:
560368326
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203448205 doi