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Modernity and the State: East, West - Claus Offe

Polity Press, 1996, Paperback ..
Condition: Very Good. Light reading creases to the spine. Lightly rubbed at the tips of the wrappers. Previous owners' inscription to the first blank.

First in this, paperback, edition. From the cover: “This volume addresses the problem of how modern societies politically cohere and poses one of the most fundamental questions of contemporary political analysis: how can legitimate authority coexist with effective governing capacity? In addressing this question, Offe draws on a wide variety of material in both political theory and empirical sociology.
Size: 9" x 6"
Number of Pages: [XII] 270
ISBN: 0745616747