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Beyond the state : an introductory critique

Author: John Hoffman
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Polity Press ; Cambridge, MA : Blackwell, 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hoffman
ISBN: 074561180X 9780745611808 0745611818 9780745611815
OCLC Number: 32049333
Description: viii, 249 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Overview --
2. Can the State be Defined? --
3. Force, State and Government --
4. When Does the State Become the State? --
5. The State as Contradiction --
6. The Problem of Legitimacy --
7. Liberalism --
8. Anarchism --
9. Marxism --
10. Feminism --
11. Postmodernism --
12. International Society --
13. 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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