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Power and the State
     

Power and the State

by Martin J. Smith
 

ISBN-10: 0333964632

ISBN-13: 9780333964637

Pub. Date: 08/04/2009

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

In this important new text, Martin Smith reassesses traditional debates about power and offers a synthesis of a broad range of more recent work in terms of its relevance for understanding the key dimensions of state power. He considers the implications of globalization.

Overview

In this important new text, Martin Smith reassesses traditional debates about power and offers a synthesis of a broad range of more recent work in terms of its relevance for understanding the key dimensions of state power. He considers the implications of globalization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333964637
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
08/04/2009
Series:
Political Analysis Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Understanding Power: traditional approaches
Understanding Power: radical approaches
Power and the State
Authority, Legitimacy and Bureaucracy
Terror and Force
Rationality and Regulations
Surveillance
Risk
States and the Moral Order
Resistance and Disappearance
States and Power After 9/11

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