State Power and Social Forces: Domination and Transformation in the Third World

State Power and Social Forces: Domination and Transformation in the Third World

by Joel Samuel Migdal
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521461669

ISBN-13: 9780521461665

Pub. Date: 12/28/2011

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Including cases drawn from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Latin America, this collection of scholarly essays is relevant to the growing state theory literature in the social sciences, stressing a state-in-society approach to the study of political development.  See more details below

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Including cases drawn from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Latin America, this collection of scholarly essays is relevant to the growing state theory literature in the social sciences, stressing a state-in-society approach to the study of political development.

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ISBN-13:
9780521461665
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2011
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics Series
Pages:
347
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
List of contributors
Introduction: developing a state-in-society perspective1
1The state in society: an approach to struggles for domination7
2Traditional politics against state transformation in Brazil37
3State power and social organization in China65
4Centralization and powerlessness: India's democracy in a comparative perspective89
5States and ruling classes in postcolonial Africa: the enduring contradictions of power108
6Labor divided: sources of state formation in modern China143
7Business conflict, collaboration, and privilege in interwar Egypt174
8A time and a place for the nonstate: social change in the Ottoman Empire during the "long nineteenth century"207
9Peasant-state relations in postcolonial Africa: patterns of engagement and disengagement231
10Engaging the state: associational life in sub-Saharan Africa255
11State power and social forces: on political contention and accommodation in the Third World293
Index327

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