The Nature and Development of the Modern State, Hardback Book

The Nature and Development of the Modern State Hardback


Despite the increasing globalization of many aspects of social, economic and political life, the state remains the fundamental element of contemporary governance.

This fully revised and extended new edition provides a broad-ranging introduction to the origins, role and future of the modern state tracing out how significant shifts in state capacity came about in relation to developments in economic, political and ideological power.


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