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Beyond the state : an introductory critique

Author: John Hoffman
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this critical introduction to the state, Hoffman argues that, with the industrialization of war, states are now capable of destroying humanity itself. If we are to have a future at all, he  Read more...

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Genre/Form: estudio
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hoffman
ISBN: 074561180X 9780745611808 0745611818 9780745611815
OCLC Number: 851073492
Notes: Indice.
Description: viii, 249 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1 Identifying the problem: can the state be defined?; force, state and government.; when does the state become the state?; the state as contraiction; the problem of legitimacy. Part 2 Challenges and alternative critiques: liberalism.; anarchism.; marxism; feminism; postmodernism. Part 3 The practical implications of the critique: international society; democracy and the movement beyond the state.
Responsibility: John Hoffman.

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"John Hoffmana s Beyond the State is an important book. The modern state is undergoing extremely complex changes and has predictably been a subject of agonised philosophical debate. John Hoffmana s Read more...

 
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