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|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|Awards:||Winner of American Political Science Association: Robert L. Jervis and Paul W. Schroeder Best Book Award 2007.
Runner-up for AAP/Professional and Scholarly Publishing Awards: Sociology and Social Work 2006.
|Description:||xiv, 493 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction: Historicizing assemblages of territory, authority, and rights ; Foundational transformations in and of complex systems : Capabilities, Tipping points, Organizing logics ; Using history to develop an analytics of change ; Outline of the book --
Assembling the national: Territory, authority, and rights in the framing of the national : Deciphering medieval territory, authority, and rights, Territorializing authority and rights, The political economy of urban territoriality : The legal order, Political cultures of towns ; Conclusion : medieval capabilities and their consequences ; Assembling national political economies centered on imperial geographies : The state as the critical actor, Constructing a world scale, Constructing national economies centered on imperial geographies, Constructing the legal persona of a national bourgeoisie, Constructing the legality of a disadvantaged subject, The American state : making a national sovereign out of a confederatiom, Hypernationalism and imperialism --
Disassembling the national: The tipping point : toward new organizing logics : Varieties of internationalism, The tipping point : Why was Bretton Woods not the tipping point?, The United States : shaping systemic capabilities for the tipping point, Redistributing power inside the state : The Executive's privatizing of its own power ; Reconstructing the public-private divide : The variable articulations of private and public authority, The rise of markets and the law in reshaping the "public interest", Appendix : Executive secrecy and discretionary abuses : Bush Administration, 2001-2005 ; Denationalized state agendas and privatized norm-making: Variable interpretations of state power in the global economy, Denationalized state agendas : Antitrust policy : from extraterritoriality to a global system?, International economic law : autonomous from but inserted in national law, A new institutional zone of privatized agents ; The global capital market : power and norm-making : Distinguishing today's market for capital, Governments and the global market for capital, The partial disembedding of specialized state operations and nonstate actors : Toward global law systems : disembedding law from its national encasement, Conclusion, Appendix : Vulture funds and sovereign debt : examples from Latin America (2004) --
Foundational subjects for political membership : Today's changed relation to the national state: Citizenship and nationality ; Debordering and relocalizing citizenship ; Deconstructing citizenship : a lens into the question of rights ; The multiple interactions between legality and recognition : Unauthorized yet recognized, Authorized yet unrecognized ; New global classes : implications for politics ; Toward postnational and denationalized citizenship : Distinguishing postnational and denationalized ; Toward a partial repositioning of nationality ; Citizenship in the global city ; Conclusion --
Assemblages of a global digital age: Digital networks, state authority, and politics : State authority confronts digital networks : Distinguishing private and public-access digital space, A politics of places on cross-border circuits Embedding the digital : Digital/nondigital imbrications, The destabilization of older hierarchies of scale, Mediating cultures of use ; New interactions between capital fixity and hypermobility : A new generation of markets and instruments, Managing risk in global financial markets, The need for technical cultures of interpretation, A politics of places on global circuits : the local as multiscalar, Conclusion ; Assembling mixed spatial and temporal orders : elements for a theorization: Analytic borderlands : specificity and complexity, Mixed spatio-temporal assemblages as types of territoriality, Juxtaposed temporalities and new economies : Excavating the temporality of the national, Conclusion --
In Conclusion : Conclusion: On method and interpretation ; Territory, authority, and rights : national and global assemblages ; From national borders to embedded borderings : implications for territorial authority ; Toward a multiplication of specialized orders : assemblages of TAR.
The book is a magisterial work of major theoretical importance and merits the close attention of scholars of global change in general and of globalization in particular. It illustrates the crucial
- Social systems.
- Social systems -- History.
- Jurisdiction, Territorial.
- Social rights.
- Systèmes sociaux.
- Systèmes sociaux -- Histoire.
- Compétence territoriale.
- Structure sociale.
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