Coercion and Consent Studies on the Modern State

by John R. Hall

Coercion and Consent Studies on the Modern State Synopsis

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.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780745611952
Publication date: 12th September 1994
Author: John R. Hall
Publisher: Polity Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 244 pages
Categories: Political science & theory, Constitution: government & the state,

About John R. Hall

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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