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- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 26.00
In this major addition to the Cambridge Texts series Robert Dyson has chosen texts by Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274) that manifest the full range of his thinking. The lucid translations are supported by many features designed to assist the student reader, including brief biographies and a concise critical introduction. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 32.00
Bartelson argues that we cannot imagine what might lurk 'beyond' the state, because our basic concepts of political order are conditioned by our experience of statehood. Bartelson's critique of the concept of statehood will interest scholars and students of political theory and social theory, and philosophy of social science. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 63.95
Providing the basis for critical engagement with the pessimism of the contemporary age, The Degradation of the International Legal Order? argues passionately for a rehabilitation of the honour of historic events and processes, and of their role in generating legal concepts. Drawing primarily from the Marxian tradition, but also engaging with... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 37.99
Neil Brenner has in the past few years made a major impact on the ways in which we understand the changing political geographies of the modern state. Simultaneously analyzing the restructuring of urban governance and the transformation of national states under globalizing capitalism, 'New State Spaces' is a mature and sophisticated analysis... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 142.95
This groundbreaking, interdisciplinary volume brings together diverse analyses of state space in historical and contemporary capitalism. The first volume to present an accessible yet challenging overview of the changing geographies of state power under capitalism. A unique, interdisciplinary collection of contributions by major theorists and analysts... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 39.95
This is a book about the theory of the city or commonwealth, what would come to be called the state, in early modern natural law discourse. Annabel Brett takes a fresh approach by looking at this political entity from the perspective of its boundaries and those who crossed them. She begins with a classic debate from the Spanish sixteenth century over... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 34.95
Incorporating research previously unavailable in English, this clear guide gives a synthesis of the latest scholarship providing the historical and intellectual context for political ideas. This accessible and lucid guide to medieval political thought * gives a synthesis of the latest scholarship * incorporates the results of research until now... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 30.00
The state, which since the middle of the seventeenth century has been the most important of all modern institutions, is in decline. Many existing states are either combining into larger communities or falling apart. This unique volume traces the history of the state from its beginnings to the present day. more...