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Beyond the state : an introductory critique

Author: John Hoffman
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity ; Oxford : Blackwell, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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aeo An accessible yet challenging introduction to the state and state theory. aeo An original book, it turns on the distinction between the state and government, and derives such a distinction from  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hoffman
ISBN: 0745611818 9780745611815
OCLC Number: 875306140
Description: VIII, 249 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface. 1. Overview. Part I: Identifying the Problem:. 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. Part II: Challenges and Alternative Critiques:. 7. Liberalism. 8. Anarchism. 9. Marxism. 10. Feminism. 11. Postmodernism. Part III: The Practical Implications of the Critique: . 12. International Society. 13. Democracy and the Movement Beyond the State. Notes. Index.
Responsibility: John Hoffman.
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