Transforming The Golden-age Nation State

Hardcover | October 31, 2007

EditorA. Hurrelmann, S. Leibfried, K. Martens

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This collection examines the transformation of the modern Western state in an age of accelerated globalization. Arguing that the state experienced a 'golden age' in the 1960s and 1970s, the contributors explore how and why this configuration of the state is under pressure in the 21st century. State functions are increasingly privatized or internationalized indicating a shift to a 'post-national' state and the book traces these tranformations through fields as diverse as taxation, transnational business law, internet governance and education policy.

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This collection examines the transformation of the modern Western state in an age of accelerated globalization. Arguing that the state experienced a 'golden age' in the 1960s and 1970s, the contributors explore how and why this configuration of the state is under pressure in the 21st century. State functions are increasingly privatized...

STEPHAN LEIBFRIED is Professor of Political Science, University of Bremen, Germany.KERSTIN MARTENS is Senior Research Fellow at the Transformations of the State Research Center, University of Bremen, Germany.PETER MAYER is Professor of International Relations, University of Bremen, Germany.ACHIM HURRELMANN is Assistant Professor of Po...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.02 inPublished:October 31, 2007Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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PART ONE: INTRODUCTION * Transforming the Golden Age Nation State: The Logic of State Transformation--B.Zangl & F.Nullmeier * PART TWO: THE MODERN TERRITORIAL STATE: SHARED CONTROL OVER THE STATE'S MONEY AND MIGHT? * Scope and Limits of the Internationalization of the State's Resources--P.Mayer * Time for a Tea Party? Why Tax Regimes Beyond the Nation States Matter and Why Citizens Should Care--S. Uhl * Internationalization of Intervention? Multilateral State and Peacebuilding Operations and their Implications for the 'Interveners'--S. Mayer, S.Weinlich, U.Schneckener & D.Senghaas * PART THREE: THE CONSTITUTIONAL STATE: IS AN INTERNATIONAL RULE OF LAW EMERGING? * Forms, Functions and Limits of Denationalization of the Law--B.Zangl * Unraveling or Reweaving the State: A Constitutional Mission of the Law--G.Winter * The Rule of Law and Transnational Private Law: Can Global Business Transactions Escape the Sahdow of State Law?--V.Gessner * PART FOUR: THE DEMOCRATIC NATION STATE: THE PROSPECT OF A 'THIRD DEMOCRATIC TRANSFORMATION' * Legitimate Governance Beyond the Nation State?--F.Nullmeier & J.Steffek * Breaking the Nation State Shell: Prospects for Democratic Legitimacy in the International Domain--P. Nanz & J.Steffek * Governing the Internet: Legitimate and Effective Rules for a Globalized Medium?--P.Mayer, R.Bendrath, J.Hoffmann, V.Leib, G.Walter & M.Zurn * PART FIVE: THE INTERVENTION STATE: NATIONAL GOVERNANCE CAPACITIES IN AN AGE OF GLOBAL MARKETS * Transforming the Corridors of State Intervention--H.Rothgang, S.Leibfried & H.Obinger * The Internationalization of Educational Policy: Towards Covergence of National Paths?--K.Martens & A.Weymann * The Changing Role of the Nation State in the Evolving Internationalization of Accounting Regimes--J.Zimmermann & J.Werner * PART SIX: CONCLUSION * The Post-national Configuration: Where are we now? What's next?--B.Zangl & S.Leibfried * Index