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10. Institutions and States

10. Institutions and States  

Peter Ferdinand, Robert Garner, and Stephanie Lawson

in Politics

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Apr 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780191852015
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780198787983.003.0010
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9780198787983
This chapter explores the relationship between the state and institutions and how political scientists theorize about them. It first provides an overview of the concept of institutions and ... More
7. Institutions and States

7. Institutions and States  

Peter Ferdinand

in Introduction to Politics (3rd edn)

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Feb 2016
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Sep 2017
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9780191850745
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10.1093/hepl/9780198704386.003.0008
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9780198704386
This chapter deals with institutions and states. Institutions are essentially regular patterns of behaviour that provide stability and predictability to social life. Some institutions are ... More
8. Institutions and States

8. Institutions and States  

Peter Ferdinand

in Introduction to Politics (4th edn)

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Apr 2020
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Aug 2020
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9780191860362
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10.1093/hepl/9780198820611.003.0008
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9780198820611
This chapter deals with institutions and states. Institutions are essentially regular patterns of behaviour that provide stability and predictability to social life. Some institutions are ... More
12. The Modern StateCharacteristics, Capabilities, and Consequences

12. The Modern State: Characteristics, Capabilities, and Consequences  

Anna Persson

in Politics in the Developing World (5th edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191851001
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10.1093/hepl/9780198737438.003.0012
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9780198737438
This chapter examines the concept of the modern state in a developing world context. More specifically, it considers the characteristics and capabilities that define the modern state and ... More
12. Sovereignty and Borders

12. Sovereignty and Borders  

Sarah Fine

in Issues in Political Theory (4th edn)

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Mar 2019
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Aug 2019
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9780191852077
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10.1093/hepl/9780198784067.003.0012
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9780198784067
This chapter looks at sovereignty. Sovereignty is often defined as ‘supreme authority within a territory’. Analyses of sovereignty often operate across three domains — conceptual, ... More
11. Federal and local government institutions

11. Federal and local government institutions  

John Loughlin

in Comparative Politics (4th edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191851018
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10.1093/hepl/9780198737421.003.0013
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9780198737421
This chapter focuses on federal and local government institutions. More specifically, it considers the ways in which territorial governance has been understood and implemented within the ... More
24. Globalization and the nation-state

24. Globalization and the nation-state  

Georg Sørensen

in Comparative Politics (4th edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191851018
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10.1093/hepl/9780198737421.003.0026
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9780198737421
This chapter examines the implications of globalization for sovereign statehood. It begins with a discussion of the debate over the consequence of globalization for nation-states, followed ... More
24. Globalization and the Nation-State

24. Globalization and the Nation-State  

Georg Sørensen

in Comparative Politics (5th edn)

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Apr 2020
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Aug 2020
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9780191860355
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10.1093/hepl/9780198820604.003.0024
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9780198820604
This chapter examines the implications of globalization for sovereign statehood. It begins with a discussion of the debate over the consequence of globalization for nation-states, followed ... More
6. Nations and Nationalism

6. Nations and Nationalism  

Peter Ferdinand, Robert Garner, and Stephanie Lawson

in Politics

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Apr 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780191852015
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10.1093/hepl/9780198787983.003.0006
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9780198787983
This chapter examines the concept of nation, its relationship with the state, and the phenomenon of nationalism. The concept of nation implies a notion of common biological descent and may ... More
4. The nation-state

4. The nation-state  

Gianfranco Poggi

in Comparative Politics (4th edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191851018
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10.1093/hepl/9780198737421.003.0006
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9780198737421
This chapter examines how the nation-state came into being and how it became dominant as a political unit. It first presents a general and streamlined portrait of the state — a concept that ... More
2. Colonialism and Post-Colonial Development

2. Colonialism and Post-Colonial Development  

James Chiriyankandath

in Politics in the Developing World (5th edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191851001
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10.1093/hepl/9780198737438.003.0002
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9780198737438
This chapter examines the impact of colonialism on post-colonial political development. It first provides an overview of the post-colonial world, noting how politics in developing countries ... More
4. The Nation-State

4. The Nation-State  

Gianfranco Poggi

in Comparative Politics (5th edn)

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Apr 2020
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Aug 2020
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9780191860355
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10.1093/hepl/9780198820604.003.0004
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chapter
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9780198820604
This chapter examines how the nation-state came into being and how it became dominant as a political unit. It first presents a general and streamlined portrait of the state—a concept that ... More
14. Regime Security

14. Regime Security  

Richard Jackson

in Contemporary Security Studies (4th edn)

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Dec 2015
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Sep 2017
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9780191850776
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780198708315.003.0014
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9780198708315
This chapter focuses on regime security, the condition where governing elites are secure from violent challenges to their rule, and the unique security dilemma facing many developing ... More
3. Democratic and Undemocratic States

3. Democratic and Undemocratic States  

Richard Rose

in Democratization (2nd edn)

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Dec 2018
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Jan 2019
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9780191852022
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780198732280.003.0003
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9780198732280
This chapter discusses the distinction between democratic and undemocratic states, noting that it is not only about whether there are elections: it is about whether or not it there is the ... More
7. The Ideal State

7. The Ideal State  

Peter Ferdinand, Robert Garner, and Stephanie Lawson

in Politics

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Apr 2018
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Aug 2018
eISBN: 
9780191852015
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780198787983.003.0007
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9780198787983
This chapter examines the basics of political philosophy, focusing in particular on what makes the state legitimate, or what is the ideal state we should be striving for. It first considers ... More
15. International Relations Theory and Globalization

15. International Relations Theory and Globalization  

Colin Hay

in International Relations Theories: Discipline and Diversity (4th edn)

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Jan 2016
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Sep 2017
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9780191850769
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780198707561.003.0016
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9780198707561
This chapter examines the existing debate on the extent and nature of globalization and its implications for contemporary International Relations theory. It first considers the stakes ... More
2. Democratic and Undemocratic States

2. Democratic and Undemocratic States  

Richard Rose

in Democratization

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Jan 2009
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Sep 2017
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9780191850882
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780199233021.003.0002
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chapter
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9780199233021
This chapter discusses the distinction between democratic and undemocratic states, noting that it is not only about whether there are elections: it is about whether or not it there is the ... More
The Member States of the European Union

The Member States of the European Union (2nd edn)  

Simon Bulmer and Christian Lequesne (eds)

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2012
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191850899
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780199544837.001.0001
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book
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9780199544837
The Member States of the European Union combines a study of individual member states with an examination of the broader process of Europeanization. Examining both sides of this ... More
1. The European Union and its Member States: An Overview

1. The European Union and its Member States: An Overview  

Simon Bulmer and Christian Lequesne

in The Member States of the European Union (2nd edn)

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Dec 2012
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Sep 2017
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9780191850899
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10.1093/hepl/9780199544837.003.0001
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chapter
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9780199544837
This chapter provides an overview of the European Union and its member states. It first explains why the member states matter in the EU before discussing the role of member states in the ... More
Conclusion

Conclusion  

Simon Bulmer and Christian Lequesne

in The Member States of the European Union (2nd edn)

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Dec 2012
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191850899
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780199544837.003.0018
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199544837
This chapter focuses on the current applicant states and examines the ways in which the Europeanization literature can be applied to candidates. It first considers the impact of enlargement ... More

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