The State in Modern Society: New Directions in Political Sociology
This is an up-to-date textbook which takes fully into account recent developments in political sociology. Taking as its starting point the fragmentation of the discipline, it covers a wide range of new issues and debates as well as the more traditional concerns of the subject.
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Behaviouralism and the Sociology of Democracy
The Development of the Modern NationState
Interpretations of the Development of the Modern State
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