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Coercion and Consent Studies on the Modern State by John R. Hall

Coercion and Consent Studies on the Modern State


Coercion and Consent Studies on the Modern State by John R. Hall

This book examines the key institutional structures and processes of modernity. Combining historical insight with sustained political and social analysis, Hall analyses the form and character of capitalism, war, late development, civil society and the the causes and collapse of socialism and addesses the revival of nationalism and the possibilities of democratization.

About the Author

John Hall is the author of many books including Powers and Liberties: The Causes and Consequences of the Rise of the West (Blackwell, 1985), States in History (editor, Blackwell, 1986), Liberalism: Politics, Ideology and the Market (Paladin, 1988).

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Publication date

12th September 1994


John R. Hall

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Polity Press


244 pages


Political science & theory
Constitution: government & the state



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