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The three constituencies of the state: why the state has lost unifying energy

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We address resurgent populism by examining structural processes of state transformation in the UK, the US and France. Scholars stress the ‘unifying energy of the state’, a set of institutions and policies capable of limiting inequalities and defending legal regimes. One characteristic of modern Western statehood were packages of policies designed to integrate social groups and territories in part by ensuring common standards of provision and social citizenship across the nation state. This ec...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1111/1468-4446.12318

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
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Author
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of Sociology Journal website
Volume:
68
Issue:
S1
Pages:
S11–S33
Publication date:
2017-11-08
Acceptance date:
2017-09-07
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EISSN:
1468-4446
ISSN:
0007-1315
Source identifiers:
728931
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pubs:728931
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uuid:870216aa-8247-4e52-a96a-4ad7b73614f8
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pubs:728931
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2017-09-15

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