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Boundaries of the State in Modern Britain

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ISBN-10: 0521522226

ISBN-13: 9780521522229

Edition: 2002

Authors: S. J. D. Green, R. C. Whiting

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This book contains an innovative collection of essays which provide an essential historical perspective on the boundaries of the state in modern Britain.
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Book details

List price: $40.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/8/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 420
Size: 6.02" wide x 8.98" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Introduction: the shifting boundaries of the State in modern Britain
The State and Political Theory: 2. Political thought and the state
'Boundaries' in theoretical language about the British state
The twilight of the British state? Henry Dubb versus sceptered awe
Thinking about the state and the economy
The Economy
The size and scope of the public sector
The boundaries of taxation
Economic knowledge and the state in modern Britain
Welfare and Social Policy
The dilemmas of welfare: Titmuss, Murray and Mead
Medicine and the English state
The English state and educational theory
Conflict and Order
British national identity and the First World War
A state of siege: the state and political violence
Religion and Morality
Survival and autonomy: on the strange fortunes and peculiar legacy of ecclesiastical establishment in the modern British state, c. 1920 to the present day
Churches, sects and the state
The British state and the power of life and death
Conclusion: on the past developments and future prospects of the state in modern Britain