The Problem of the Status of Global Civil Society in the Works of Certain Representatives of European Critical Theory

  • Mykola Bulatevych National Pedagogical Dragomanov University
Keywords: global capitalist economy, world civil community, global public sphere, supranational state formation, global public opinion

Abstract

This article deals with the problem of defining the status of global civil society as this problem is set in the works of certain representatives of European critical theory, in particular, Nancy Fraser, Ulrich Beck and Jürgen Habermas. The notion of national civil society was described, and the key elements indispensable for the establishment and functioning of national civil society have been identified. Based on works of the aforementioned representatives of European critical theory, it was shown that certain key elements are still missing before we can talk about a fully sophisticated global civil society. The ways of solving the problem of the status of global civil society proposed by the aforementioned representatives of European critical theory have been outlined.

Author Biography

Mykola Bulatevych, National Pedagogical Dragomanov University

Mykola Bulatevych, Ph.D. of Sociology, Associate Professor of the Department of Sociology and Public Communications, National Pedagogical Dragomanov University

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2020-08-13
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