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  • Global Forces and State Restructuringby Professor Martin Doornbos

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 117.00

    This study explores a range of dynamics in state-society relations which are crucial to an understanding of the contemporary world: processes of state formation, collapse and restructuring, all strongly influenced by globalization in its various respects. Particular attention is given to externally orchestrated state restructuring. more...

  • The Nature and Development of the Modern Stateby Graeme J. Gill

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2003; US$ 99.95

    This text 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 especially in relation to the development of state capacity. more...

  • States Within Statesby Paul Kingston; Ian Spears

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 105.00

    Many of the existing juridical states in the Third World remain fragile and prone to collapse. Yet, these conditions have not always given way to anarchy. In some cases, the breakdown of weak and often arbitrary states has given way to more coherent and viable, though not necessarily benevolent, political entities. This book examines the extent to... more...

  • New State Spacesby Neil Brenner

    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...

  • Responses to Governanceby John Dixon

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 80.00

    Provides a behaviorist perspective on governance. more...

  • Nomad Citizenshipby Eugene W. Holland

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 83.00

    Nomad Citizenship argues for transforming our institutions and practices of citizenship and markets in order to release society from dependence on the state and capital. It changes Deleuze and Guattari’s concept of nomadology into a utopian project with immediate practical implications, developing ideas of a nonlinear Marxism and of the slow-motion... more...

  • The Modern Stateby Christopher Pierson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95

    The new edition of this well-established and highly regarded textbook continues to provide the clearest and most comprehensive introduction to the modern state. more...

  • The Modern Stateby Christopher Pierson

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 57.95

    The modern state is hugely important in our everyday lives. It takes nearly half our income in taxes. It registers our births, marriages and deaths. It educates our children and pays our pensions. It has a unique power to compel, in some cases exercising the ultimate sanction of preserving life or ordering death. Yet most of us would struggle to say... more...

  • The Modern Stateby Christopher Pierson

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 57.95

    The modern state is hugely important in our everyday lives. It takes nearly half our income in taxes. It registers our births, marriages and deaths. It educates our children and pays our pensions. It has a unique power to compel, in some cases exercising the ultimate sanction of preserving life or ordering death. Yet most of us would struggle to say... more...

  • Les traductions franšaises du De regimine principum de Gilles de Romeby NoŰlle-Laetitia Perret

    BRILL 2011; US$ 237.00

    This book deals with the different translations into Old French of Giles of Romes De regimine principum, dedicated to Philippe le Bel around 1279, and their readership. First-hand manuscript research has permitted us to understand not only the general context of their production but also the social conditions of their transmission and circulation.... more...