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Administering civil society towards a theory of state power by Mark Neocleous

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Published by Macmillan Press, St. Martin"s Press in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English


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  • State, The.,
  • Civil society.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 212-229) and index.

StatementMark Neocleous.
LC ClassificationsJC474 .N46 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 235 p. ;
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL971816M
ISBN 10033365854X, 0312161557
LC Control Number96008631

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