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The nature and development of the modern state

Author: Graeme J Gill
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work provides a broad-ranging introduction to the origins, role and future of the modern state and makes its own distinct contribution to tracing out continuities and changes in its development.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graeme J Gill
ISBN: 033380449X 9780333804490 0333804503 9780333804506
OCLC Number: 51818614
Description: xiv, 301 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The Modern State --
What is the State? --
Perspectives on the Role of the State --
State Autonomy and Interdependence --
State Capacity --
The Role of Power --
The Ancient State --
The Ancient City-State --
The Ancient Empires --
The Ancient State and Institutional Interdependence --
The Ancient State --
The Feudal and Early Modern State --
The Feudal System --
The Consolidation and Centralization of Administrative Power --
Absolutism and Constitutionalism --
Institutional Interdependence? --
The State, Capitalism and Industrialization --
The State and Industrialism --
The 'Late Developers' --
Industrialization and the Development of State Infrastructure --
The Social Embedding of the State --
The Western State and the Outside World --
War and the State --
National Identity --
The Wider World --
The Asian State --
The Uniqueness of the Western State? --
Colonial Globalization? --
The Twentieth Century: The State Embedded? --
Welfare Capitalism --
The Communist Challenge --
Capitalist Success, Communist Failure? --
No Third Way --
State Capacity in a Globalized World --
Economic Globalization --
Political Globalization --
Cultural/Ideological Globalization --
The Limits of Globalization --
The State and Globalization --
The Longue Duree of the State.
Responsibility: Graeme Gill.
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