Europe's old states in the new world order : the politics of transition in Britain, France and Spain (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Europe's old states in the new world order : the politics of transition in Britain, France and Spain

Author: Joseph Ruane; Jennifer Todd; Anne Mandeville
Publisher: Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although much attention has been paid to globalization, little has been focused on the relationship between the national and sub-national levels of politics. This work looks at the state in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Ruane; Jennifer Todd; Anne Mandeville
ISBN: 9781900621427 1900621428
OCLC Number: 848904900
Description: ix, 322 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Theoretical and comparative introduction: a politics of transition in Britain, France and Spain, Jennifer Todd, Anne Mandeville and Joseph Ruane; theorizing the transition - the longue duree, conjuncture and centre-periphery relations in Britain, France and Spain Joseph Ruane. Part 1 Transformations of territorial politics - the state in transition: Spain - the constitution of 1978 and centre-periphery tensions Jose Maria Comas; the British state since 1970 - reconfigurations and continuities, Jennifer Todd; beyond exceptionalism - regional and local governance in France, Alistair Cole. Part 2 Regionalism, nationalism, separatism - the changing articulation of peripheral nationalist demands: Catalonia - autonomous community or nascent state?, Jordi Argelaguet; a changed Irish nationalism? The significance of the Belfast Agreement of 1998, Joseph Ruane and Jennifer Todd; France's peripheral parties - nuanced demands, Fabien Charlet. Part 3 The role of institutions - the security forces and the maintenance of order: the Basque imbroglio - a clash of logics and a multiplicity of actors, J r me Montes; the maintenance of order in a changing state - the reform of policing in the United Kingdom, Anne Mandeville; the maintenance of public order in France - inertia and transformation in the contemporary evolution of French state security, Alain Picard; conclusion - Europe's old states and the New World Order, Jennifer Todd.
Responsibility: edited by Joseph Ruane, Jennifer Todd, Anne Mandeville.

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"Scholarly with graphs, statistics, charts and notes at the back." Books Ireland Feb 2004

 
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