A Teaching Topic in Democratic Institutions and Policy Process
Emergence of the Nation State
This course introduces students to the concept of the nation state. Students learn about how nation states evolved, and consider the relationship between democracy and capitalism in contemporary society.
Recommended Reading (Carleton University PADM 5115)
Tilly, C. 1985. War Making and State Making as Organized Crime, in P. Evans et al (eds) Bringing the State Back In, Cambridge.
Miguel Angel Centeno. 2002. Blood and Debt: War and the Nation-State in Latin America. College Park, Pennsylvania State University Press. Chapter 3.
Benedict Anderson. Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism, Chs.2 and 3.
Source: PADM 5115 Syllabus, 2012
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