Special Issue: Venice Seminars 2022; Between State and Civil Society: Who Protects Individual Liberties and Human Dignity?
This volume gathers the articles presented at the 2022 ResetDOC Venice Seminars, which were held online from May 23 to May 28, 2022.
The 2022 Venice Seminars addressed the topic of “Between State and Civil Society: Who Protects Individual Liberties and Human Dignity?“
Editors: Alessandro Ferrara, Volker Kaul and David Rasmussen
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Table of Contents
Liberalism and the problem of domination 552
Liberalism as Recognition
Defending rights. Between parliaments and courts 533
“For whom the bell tolls”? A ‘vulnerability-responsability’ model based on democratic and ‘dignified’ transactions” 538
Roles and rights in the context of just governance and just social mores 554
From Chinese civil society to Chinese civil sphere: A conceptual reconfiguration of the space between state and society that facilitates intellectual debates 568
Liberalism as Non-domination
Legitimizing political power from below. A reinterpretation of the founding myths of Thebes, Athens, and Rome as a critique against private and public violence 581
From resistance to transformation – The journey to develop a framework to explore the transformative potential of environmental resistance practice 599
Mengmeng Cui, Daniele Brombal
“Unpacking state-society relations in the urban space: What are the Limit(s) of compromise?”. The dilemma about answering such a question and some recent Venetian experiences 621