The book “The Role of Society in Religious and Administrative Reform…Lebanon as a Model” sheds light on the role of civil society in political and administrative reform and in achieving both social and political stability, along with the state, to push the process of community development forward.
In the past two decades, the term civil society has been academically and scientifically popular at the global, regional and Arab levels. Serious interest in it has emerged, and in its role as part of modern democracies and human rights, where civil society has played a prominent role in strengthening democracies and improving the human rights situation in order to fight corruption, and thus contribute to the process of political and administrative reform to reach good governance by promoting civic participation, participation and influence in decision-making .
Civil society has also proven its active role as an observer and provider of the public sector, with experiences and ideas that contribute to strengthening good governance, and in its ability to exert pressures to reach a better future for the country, so that civil society is now seen as a third sector as a social message that takes into account advanced values and ideas, and exchange. Oriented towards building the real foundations of political reform.
The importance of this book, issued by the Arab House of Sciences «Publishers», which was written by Dr. Kulshan Yusef Saghlam, through the analysis of the phenomenon of civil society, and the statement of the pillars on which it is based in his work and activity, especially social, legal, developmental and political, in addition to his required role in promoting awareness among the public and achieving balance between citizens, and the state with its various agencies.
It should be noted that the study and analysis of the effectiveness of public activity, or its absence in a country, shows a clear picture of the reality of civil society in this country, and the extent of its effectiveness and freedom of action.