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Die Internationale Transformation des Staates.

Picciotto, Salomone (2007) Die Internationale Transformation des Staates. Prokla, 37 (2). pp. 251-272. ISSN 0342-8176

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    Abstract

    The privatization of state-owned assets and the reduction of direct state economic intervention have not led to a reduced role of the state but to changes in its form, involving new types of formalized regulation, the fragmentation of the public sphere, the decentring of the state and the emergence of multi-level governance. This has been complemented by the increased salience of ‘private’ regulation. Despite talk of deregulation there has been extensive reregulation, and the emergence of global regulatory networks, intermingling the public and the private. The transition from government to governance means a lack of a clear hierarchy of norms, a blurring of distinctions between hard and soft law, and a fragmentation of public functions entailing a resurgence of technocracy.

    Item Type: Article
    Journal or Publication Title: Prokla
    Uncontrolled Keywords: globalization international state regulation networks offshore
    Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
    Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Law School
    ID Code: 869
    Deposited By: Prof Sol Picciotto
    Deposited On: 07 Feb 2008 10:21
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 18:25
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/869

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