Romancing the Market, Reviling the State: The Politics and Knowledge of Civil Society and the Public Sphere from Political Econo

Margaret Somers
Fear and Loathing of the ublic Sphere and the Naturalization od Civil Society: How Neo-Liberalism outwits the rest of us.
April 24, 2001, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Sciences
From Poverty to Perversity: Market, State, and Truth over two centuries of Compassionate Conservatism
April 25, 2001, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Science
Seminar for Students and Faculty
April 26, 2001, 12:20PM, 8108 Social Science

    Margaret Somers (Ph.D. Sociology, Harvard, 1986) is Associate Professor of Sociology and History at the University of Michigan. Her primary research interests include the sociology of citizenship, legal history and the sociology of law, comparative historical sociology, economic sociology, political sociology, and social and political theory. Professor Somers is the author of over two dozen articles and book chapters and two forthcoming books: The People and the Law: The Making of Modern Citizenship Rights (Cornell University Press) and Studies in Citizenship, Civil Society and the Public Sphere: Institutions, Associations, Identities (Cambridge University Press).