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The Boundaries of the State in Modern Britain

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Juni 2002

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

An innovative collection of essays on state involvement in British life - past, present and future.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

1. Introduction: the shifting boundaries of the State in modern Britain S. J. D. Green and R. C. Whiting; Part I. The State and Political Theory: 2. Political thought and the state Jose Harris; 3. 'Boundaries' in theoretical language about the British state Michael Bentley; 4. The twilight of the British state? Henry Dubb versus sceptered awe David Marquand; 5. Thinking about the state and the economy Robert Skidelsky; Part II. The Economy: 6. The size and scope of the public sector Roger Middleton; 7. The boundaries of taxation R. C. Whiting; 8. Economic knowledge and the state in modern Britain G. C. Peden; Part III. Welfare and Social Policy: 9. The dilemmas of welfare: Titmuss, Murray and Mead Alan Deacon; 10. Medicine and the English state Anne Digby; 11. The English state and educational theory Adrian Wooldridge; Part IV. Conflict and Order: 12. British national identity and the First World War J. M. Winter; 13. A state of siege: the state and political violence Charles Townshend; Part V. Religion and Morality: 14. Survival and autonomy: on the strange fortunes and peculiar legacy of ecclesiastical establishment in the modern British state, c. 1920 to the present day S. J. D. Green; 15. Churches, sects and the state Bryan Wilson; 16. The British state and the power of life and death Christie Davies; 17. Conclusion: on the past developments and future prospects of the state in modern Britain S. J. D. Green and R. C. Whiting.

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"...this collection remains a valuable summary of issues centering around the scope of central power in modern Britain...The general topic is bound to be a popular one at century's end. Its treatment here is a good start." James B. Christoph "An excellent work, recommended for upper-division undergraduates through faculty." H. Steck, Choice "This collection is strong on the state as a concept and as a deliverer(or withholder)of services...The general topic is bound to be a popular one at century's end. Its treatment here is a good start." Albion "...this collection remains a valuable summary of issues centering around the scope of central power in modern Britain. The general topic is bound to be a popular one at century's end. its treatment here is a good start." James B. Christoph, Albion "This volume provides seventeen historical and interpretative essays exploring the expansion and contraction fo teh British State's involvement in people's lives. The essays are informative, providing a wealth of insight, history and references." Joel Wolfe, British Politics Group Newsletter
EAN: 9780521522229
ISBN: 0521522226
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2002
Seitenanzahl: 420 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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