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The State in a Globalizing World: From Raison d’État to Raison du Monde

Philip G. Cerny

in Rethinking World Politics: A Theory of Transnational Neopluralism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199733699
eISBN:
9780199776740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733699.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers the continuing but also continually changing role of the state and of state actors in this context. It argues that state actors, in having to operate on increasingly ... More


The Corporeal Ontology of Modern Security

Charlotte Epstein

in Birth of the State: The Place of the Body in Crafting Modern Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190917623
eISBN:
9780190917661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917623.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter examines the corporeal ontology of statehood, tracing how it first emerged as a specific solution to the religious wars that were raging through Europe in the seventeenth century. It ... More


The Concept of the Political

Benjamin A. Schupmann

in Carl Schmitt's State and Constitutional Theory: A Critical Analysis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198791614
eISBN:
9780191833991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791614.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 2 reinterprets Schmitt’s concept of the political. Schmitt argued that Weimar developments, especially the rise of mass movements politically opposed to the state and constitution, ... More


Introduction

Feisal G. Mohamed

in Sovereignty: Seventeenth-Century England and the Making of the Modern Political Imaginary

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198852131
eISBN:
9780191886652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852131.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

A modern politics attaching itself to the state must adopt a position sovereignty, by which is meant the political settlement in which potestas and auctoritas are aligned. Three competing forms are ... More


Sovereignty: Seventeenth-Century England and the Making of the Modern Political Imaginary

Feisal G. Mohamed

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198852131
eISBN:
9780191886652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852131.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Sovereignty is the first-order question of a politics attaching itself to the state, and seventeenth-century England provides an important case study in the roots of its modern iterations. With these ... More


Marvell’s Dread of the Sword

Feisal G. Mohamed

in Sovereignty: Seventeenth-Century England and the Making of the Modern Political Imaginary

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198852131
eISBN:
9780191886652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852131.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

For Marvell sovereignty names the brutal core of political order, where a single ruler, or body of rulers, decides on the state of exception. This recognition is visible in the early, middle, and ... More


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