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On the Question of the State

On the Question of the State Nigel Harris The World Bank's World Development Report 1997 on 'The State in a Changing World' shows little understanding of real governments, historical or contemporary, and beneath the surface technical clarity is a moral vacuum inhabited by propositions about society and government which no half-serious study could tolerate.

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