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The French State in Question / Edition 1

The French State in Question / Edition 1

by H. S. Jones


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ISBN-13: 9780521890991
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/18/2002
Edition description: FIRST/REPRINT
Pages: 231
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

Stuart Jones is Professor of Intellectual History at the University of Manchester. He has written widely on British and French intellectual history and political thought, chiefly of the nineteenth century. His books include The French State in Question (Cambridge University Press, 1993), Victorian Political Thought (2000), and Intellect and Character in Victorian England: Mark Pattison and the Invention of the Don (Cambridge University Press, 2007). He also edited Comte: Early Political Writings for the Cambridge Texts in Political Thought series (Cambridge University Press, 1998). He is currently Visiting Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford (2008-9).

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Political culture and the problem of the state; 2. Law and the state tradition; 3. Administrative syndicalism and the organization of the state; 4. Public power to public service; 5. Civil rights and the republican state; 6. From Contract to Status: Durkheim, Duguit and the state; 7. Maurice Hauriou and the theory of the institution; Conclusion.

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