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The State: Definition, Dimensions, and Historical Emergence

Guillermo O'Donnell

in Democracy, Agency, and the State: Theory with Comparative Intent

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199587612
eISBN:
9780191723384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587612.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter begins with a discussion of Weber's conceptualization of the state, to which it adds some nuances often overlooked by the literature. On this basis, it proposes disaggregating the state ... More


Conclusion

Gail Kligman and Katherine Verdery

in Peasants under Siege: The Collectivization of Romanian Agriculture, 1949-1962

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149721
eISBN:
9781400840434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149721.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter summarizes the main points of this analysis and seeks to extend it by addressing broader comparative questions about the socialist variant of modern state-making. The Soviet ... More


The Years of Procedure, 1868–1900

John Deak

in Forging A Multinational State: State Making in Imperial Austria from the Enlightenment to the First World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804795579
eISBN:
9780804795937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795579.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter abstract: Chapter 5 turns to the roughly thirty years following the establishment of the December Constitution in imperial Austria, what the book calls "the years of procedure." The chapter ... More


Understanding State Making

Rolf Schwarz

in War and State Building in the Middle East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037929
eISBN:
9780813042138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037929.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter introduces the concepts employed in this book. States are not created at a single specific instant and do not remain static thereafter; they change, adapting to different circumstances. ... More


Introduction

Matthew Holford and Keith Stringer

in Border Liberties and Loyalties: North-East England, c. 1200 to c. 1400

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632787
eISBN:
9780748651405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632787.003.0100
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to examine lordship and society in the north-east of England in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. In part it explores ... More


Opium and Modern Chinese State-Making

R Bin Wong

in Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan, 1839-1952

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220096
eISBN:
9780520924499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220096.003.0039
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses Chinese state making and the impact of opium control on that process. It examines earlier efforts by the Qing state to control society in order to appreciate its impressive ... More


The Roots of the Periphery: A History of the Gonds of Deccan India

Bhangya Bhukya

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199468089
eISBN:
9780199087440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468089.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Exploring the history of the Gonds of Deccan India, the book traces the genealogy of the periphery in the Indian subcontinent. The idea of ‘periphery’ in India is shaped by narratives of wildness, ... More


Building Legitimacy: Exploring State-Society Relations in Northeast India

M. Sajjad Hassan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195692976
eISBN:
9780199081547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195692976.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This book deals with the instability and violence in Northeast India, and discusses the attempts made by states and societies in the region to respond to them. It also investigates why attaining ... More


Publics

Sujit Sivasundaram

in Islanded: Britain, Sri Lanka, and the Bounds of an Indian Ocean Colony

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226038223
eISBN:
9780226038360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226038360.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

The mechanisms of reform adopted by the British are too often cast in the role of causal forces in the creation of modern Sri Lanka. Instead, the age of reforms must be seen as another convolution in ... More


Economic Change, State Making, and Citizenship

in Comparing Special Education: Origins to Contemporary Paradoxes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760737
eISBN:
9780804779135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760737.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The origins of special education can also be traced from the important lessons drawn from economic change, state-making activities and extension of citizenship rights. This chapter examines the ... More


Unfixing Race

Kathryn Burns

in Rereading the Black Legend: The Discourses of Religious and Racial Difference in the Renaissance Empires

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226307213
eISBN:
9780226307244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307244.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the persistence of racism in the context of the history of Spain. It argues that the politics, categories, and practice of racism are historically specific, shaped by local ... More


Violence, Coercion, and State-Making in Twentieth-Century Mexico: The Other Half of the Centaur

Wil G. Pansters (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781589
eISBN:
9780804784474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781589.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Mexico is currently undergoing a crisis of violence and insecurity that poses serious threats to democratic transition and rule of law. This is the first book to put these developments in the context ... More


Diasporas, States, and Loyalty

Katrina Burgess

in Courting Migrants: How States Make Diasporas and Diasporas Make States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197501795
eISBN:
9780197501825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197501795.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Chapter 2 lays out the book’s theoretical framework. It begins by defining a diaspora as any group living outside its real or imagined homeland that has been constructed as belonging to that ... More


Religious Education and the Challenge of Pluralism

Adam B. Seligman (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199359479
eISBN:
9780199359509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359479.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religious Education and the Challenge of Pluralism, edited by Adam B. Seligman, offers a comparative analysis of religious education and state policies toward religious education in seven different ... More


Zones of State-Making: Violence, Coercion, and Hegemony in Twentieth-Century Mexico

Wil G. Pansters

in Violence, Coercion, and State-Making in Twentieth-Century Mexico: The Other Half of the Centaur

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781589
eISBN:
9780804784474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781589.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book explores violence, coercion, crime, and insecurity in Mexico in the context of post-revolutionary state-making, state power, and politics. It argues that the theory of Mexican ... More


Policing and Regime Transition: From Postauthoritarianism to Populism to Neoliberalism

Diane E. Davis

in Violence, Coercion, and State-Making in Twentieth-Century Mexico: The Other Half of the Centaur

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781589
eISBN:
9780804784474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781589.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the role of the police in Mexico's political transition from post-authoritarianism to populism to neoliberalism. Mexican police rely on their coercive power to guarantee the ... More


Narco-Violence and the State in Modern Mexico

Alan Knight

in Violence, Coercion, and State-Making in Twentieth-Century Mexico: The Other Half of the Centaur

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781589
eISBN:
9780804784474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781589.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

A wave of violence associated with drug trafficking is taking place in Mexico. Illicit drug trade has been in Mexico for almost 100 years, dating to the Porfiriato when cross-border trade increased ... More


Introduction

Kyung Moon Hwang

in Rationalizing Korea: "The Rise of the Modern State, 1894-1945"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288317
eISBN:
9780520963276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288317.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The introduction establishes the need to examine Korean history, including that of the modern state, as a long-term process from the late nineteenth century to the end of Japanese colonial rule. It ... More


Unpacking ‘National Interest’ and ‘Foreign Policy’: The Interplay of Domestic Factors and Systemic Constraints in South Asia

Mohammed Ayoob

in International Relations Theory and South Asia: Security, Political Economy, Domestic Politics, Identities, and Images, Vol. 2

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198070801
eISBN:
9780199082759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070801.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The author critiques the concepts of national interest and foreign policy that underpin much of the realist discourse on international politics which assume a clear separation between domestic and ... More


Empire as Prelude

Pamela Ballinger

in The World Refugees Made: Decolonization and the Foundation of Postwar Italy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747588
eISBN:
9781501747601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747588.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores the history of migration in Italy. Migration has preoccupied both the Italian state and students of Italy since Italian unification in 1861. From almost the beginning of its ... More


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