Democracy's Deep Roots: Why the Nation State Remains Legitimate

Hardcover | May 15, 2010

bySteffen Schneider, Achim Hurrelmann, Frank Nullmeier

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Does the democratic nation state remain a legitimate regime form in the current age of globalization? This book uses a novel, analytical approach to probe this topical question, drawing on a comparative study of legitimation discourses in the media of four Western democracies (Switzerland, Germany, Britain, and the United States.)

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Does the democratic nation state remain a legitimate regime form in the current age of globalization? This book uses a novel, analytical approach to probe this topical question, drawing on a comparative study of legitimation discourses in the media of four Western democracies (Switzerland, Germany, Britain, and the United States.)

ACHIM HURRELMANN is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. His research focuses on democracy and legitimacy in the European Union, multilevel governance, and European integration theory.   ZUZANA KRELL LALUHOV was a Research Associate at the TranState Research Centre, University of Bremen, Ger...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.7 × 5.73 × 0.76 inPublished:May 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230247628

ISBN - 13:9780230247628

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Table of Contents

Introduction: A Legitimacy Crisis of the Democratic Nation State?
The Communicative Dimension of Legitimacy: A Text Analytical Perspective
How Stable is the Legitimacy of the Democratic Nation State?
How Democratic is the Legitimacy of the Nation State?
Re-legitimation Strategies: Countering Threats to the Legitimacy of Political Systems
Conclusion: Broadening the Agenda of Legitimacy Research
Methodological Appendix