The Health of Nations: Society and Law beyond the State

The Health of Nations: Society and Law beyond the State

by Philip Allott
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521816556

ISBN-13: 9780521816557

Pub. Date: 12/09/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Globalization has become so familiar that it's the target even of street demonstrations from Seattle to Genoa. It challenges traditional social structures, as international systems (such as the European Union, the WTO or the global capital markets) become more powerful than states and governments. This book recalls the traditional social structures to study and…  See more details below

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Globalization has become so familiar that it's the target even of street demonstrations from Seattle to Genoa. It challenges traditional social structures, as international systems (such as the European Union, the WTO or the global capital markets) become more powerful than states and governments. This book recalls the traditional social structures to study and develop ways to meet the current urgent global challenges.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521816557
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/09/2002
Pages:
452
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.02(d)
Lexile:
1750L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface; Part I. Society and Law: 1. The will to know and the will to power: theory and moral responsibility; 2. The phenomenon of law; 3. Globalization from above: actualizing the ideal through law; 4. The nation as mind politic: the making of the public mind; 5. New enlightenment: the public mind of all-humanity; Part II. European Society and its Law: 6. European governance and the re-branding of democracy; 7. The crisis of European constitutionalism: reflections on a half-revolution; 8. The concept of European Union: imagining the unimagined; 9. The conversation that we are: the seven lamps of European unity; Part III. International Society and its Law: 10. The concept of international law; 11. International law and the idea of history; 12. Intergovernmental societies and the idea of constitutionalism; 13. International law and the international Hofmafia: towards a sociology of diplomacy; 14. International law and international revolution: re-conceiving the world; Index.

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