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Might, Right, Prosperity and Consent: Representative Democracy and the International Economy 1919–2001

Helen Thompson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077500
eISBN:
9781781701607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077500.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book offers an analysis of the problem of the authority of the state in democracies. Unlike many discussions of democracy that treat authority as a problem primarily of domestic politics or ... More


Political corruption in the developing and newly industrialised states

James L. Newell

in Corruption in contemporary politics: A new travel guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780719088919
eISBN:
9781526138729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088919.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Distinguishing between less developed, or developing, countries, on the one hand, and newly industrialised countries (NICs) on the other, the chapter discusses, first, the extent and causes of ... More


Edward Shils: defender of the traditional university

Philip G. Altbach

in The calling of social thought: Rediscovering the work of Edward Shils

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526120052
eISBN:
9781526144669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120052.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Universities and science policy were key areas of Edward Shils’ concerns. His commitment to the research university ideal as the central institution for the production and dissemination of knowledge ... More


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