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State power : a strategic-relational approach

Author: Bob Jessop
Publisher: Cambridge ; Malden, MA : Polity, 2007, ©2008.
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General Introduction What is the State? A Preliminary Definition of the State 'Putting this Book in its Place' PART I: THEORIZING THE STATE 1. The Development of the Strategic-Relational Approach Three Sources of the Strategic-Relational State Approach The First Phase in the Strategic-Relational Approach The Second Phase of the Strategic-Relational Approach The Third Phase of the Strategic-Relational Approach  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jessop, Bob.
State power.
Cambridge ; Malden, MA : Polity, 2007, ©2008
Named Person: Bob Jessop
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Jessop
ISBN: 9780745633206 074563320X 0745633218 9780745633213
OCLC Number: 153577017
Description: xiii, 301 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The development of the strategic-relational approach --
Bringing the state back in (yet again) --
Marx on political representation and the state --
Gramsci on the geography of state power --
Poulantzas on the state as a social relation --
Foucault on state, state formation, and statecraft --
The gender selectivities of the state --
Spatio-temporal dynamics and temporal sovereignty --
Multiscalar metagovernance in the European Union --
Complexity, contingent necessity, semiosis, and the SRA.
Responsibility: Bob Jessop.


Bob Jessop presents an up-to-date account of his distinctive approach to the dialectics of structure and strategy in the exercise of state power. While his earlier work critically surveys other state  Read more...


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