Does the democratic nation state remain a legitimate regime form in the current age of globalization? This book uses a novel, analytical approach to probe this topical question, drawing on a comparative study of legitimation discourses in the media of four Western democracies (Switzerland, Germany, Britain, and the United States.)

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Publisher Palgrave Macmillan UK
ISBN 978-1-349-32021-9
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Series Transformations of the State
Schneider, Steffen, Hurrelmann, A, Krell-Laluhov√°, Zuzana, Nullmeier, Frank, & Wiesner, Achim. (2010). Democracy's Deep Roots. Transformations of the State. Palgrave Macmillan UK. doi:10.1057/9780230275331