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The Transformation of the State

Beyond the Myth of Retreat
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About this book Introduction In this important new text, Georg Sørensen provides a systematic assessment of the contemporary state, steering a middle course between those who argue the state is in retreat and their critics. This Handbook offers a comprehensive treatment of transformations of the state, from its origins in different parts of the world and different time periods to its transformations since World War II in the advanced industrial countries, the post-Communist world, and the Global South.

0Leading experts in their fields, from Europe and North America, discuss conceptualizations and theories of the. "The Transformation of the World is both a pleasure and a necessary education. The present reader, for one, found the book hard to put down—and not on account of its weight."—Mark Gamsa, European History Quarterly "Reading The Transformation of the World is both a pleasure and a necessary education.

The present reader, for one, found the. The State (German: Der Staat) is a book by German sociologist Franz Oppenheimer first published in Germany in Oppenheimer wrote the book in Frankfurt am Main duringas a fragment of the four-volume System of Sociology, an intended interpretative framework for the understanding of social evolution on which he laboured from the s until the end of his life.

This book, and Van Creveld's Rise and Decline of The State are essential reading. Both books changed my life.

Read more. 10 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Robert J. Crawford. out of 5 stars A primer on "low-intensity conflict", with a lot of questionable speculation thrown s:   This introduction sets the stage for the Handbook’s presentation of the latest social science knowledge about the state and its transformations.

It develops an analytical framework that helps identify and grasp the diversity of state transformations. Transformations of the state differ The Transformation of the State book their causes and driving forces, the elements of the state that are affected, and the extent and.

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“[A] fair treatment of the subject, the transformation of the PLO from a military-political organization to the force behind the establishment of a Palestinian state. Rubin is well informed, and the book is based on a wide selection of Arabic language sources, as well as Israeli and English language.”Cited by:   The book “STATE - A Team, a Triumph, a Transformation” by Melissa Isaacson was a book I truly enjoyed.

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The key argument in this book is that political institutions, whether it is the State or a regional or local authority, have been and continue to be at the centre of governance. The State, as Alasdair Roberts ( 36) puts it, is ‘the fundamental unit of political organization in the modern world’.

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