The State and the Rule of Law PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Blandine Barret-Kriegel

The State and the Rule of Law

Princeton University Press
Publication date: February 2001
ISBN: 9781400804689
Digital Book format: PDF (Adobe DRM)

Buy PDF

List price:
$9.95
Our price:
$8.99

You save: $0.96 (10%)
GET THIS EBOOK
FOR FREE!
Join our Facebook sweepstake, share and
get 10 likes. Winners
get notified in 24H!

Blandine Kriegel, at one time a collaborator with Michel Foucault, is one of France's foremost political theorists. This translation of her celebrated work L'Etat et les esclaves makes available for English-speaking readers her impassioned defense of the state. Published in France in 1979 and republished in 1989, this work challenged not only the anti-statism of the 1960s but also generations of romanticism in politics that, in Kriegel's view, inadvertently threatened the cause of liberty by refusing to distinguish between the despotic and the lawful state.

In a work that addresses the urgent concerns of Europe and the contemporary world as a whole, Kriegel examines the background of modern liberal democracy in the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and argues cogently for the future of constitutional social-democracy. She maintains, among other positions, that European liberal democracies would have been impossible without the political basis provided by the lawful state first developed by monarchies. She also shows that early modern centralized states became liberal insofar as they developed a centralized legal system, rather than a centralized administration. In developing these ideas, she presents a picture of the state as a major force for human liberty.

Please sign in to review this product.
Format:
Devices:
The State and the Rule of Law PDF (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open PDF (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
1345 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Enabled and unlimited.
The State and the Rule of Law PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Blandine Barret-Kriegel
Princeton University Press, February 2001
ISBN: 9781400804689
EAN:  9781400804689
PDF (Adobe DRM)
List Price: $9.95 eBook price: $8.99
The State and the Rule of Law PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Blandine Barret-Kriegel
Princeton University Press, February 2001
ISBN: 9781400821761
EAN:  2370003200560
PDF (Adobe DRM)
List Price: $29.95 eBook price: $28.99