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State in Society: Studying How States and Societies Transform and Constitute One Another
Part I. Introduction: 1. The state-in-society approach: a new definition of the state and transcending the narrowly constructed world of Rigor Part II. Rethinking Social and Political Change: 2. AExpand
Strong societies and weak states: State-society relations and state capacities in the third world
An electrical spring contact made of conductive material having two jaws for receiving a cylindrical conductive terminal. The entire assembly is formed from a single flat sheet of metal and, inExpand
State power and social forces: The state in society: an approach to struggles for domination
Ever since Thomas Hobbes wrote Leviathan in the seventeenth century, 150 years before the full blooming of capitalism, thinkers have grappled with the increasingly powerful state and its role inExpand
State power and social forces : domination and transformation in the Third World
Preface List of contributors Introduction: developing a state-in-society perspective Part I. Theoretical and Methodological Considerations: 1. The state in society: an approach to struggles forExpand
Peasants, Politics, and Revolution: Pressures toward Political and Social Change in the Third World
During the last quarter century, peasant participation in politics has increased markedly in parts of Latin America and Asia. Why the poor and vulnerable peasant population has chosen to leave theExpand
Boundaries and Belonging: States and Societies in the Struggle to Shape Identities and Local Practices
List of contributors Preface and Acknowledgements Part I. Introduction: 1. Mental maps and virtual checkpoints: struggles to construct and maintain State and social boundaries Joel S. Migdal Part II.Expand
The Palestinian people : a history
In a timely reminder of how the past informs the present, Baruch Kimmerling and Joel Migdal offer an account of the history of the Palestinian people from their modern origins to the Oslo peaceExpand
Peasants, Politics and Revolution