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.)

Palgrave Macmillan UK
Transformations of the State
Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies

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