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Decentralization, Devolution and the Political Economy of Scale in Britain from 1945 to 2016
On September 18, 2014, a referendum on Scottish independence took place with 55.3% of voters choosing to remain in the United Kingdom, indicating that Scotlands Union with England, Wales and Northern Ireland would tenuously ...
The State and the Making of Capitalist Modernity in Chile
This dissertation provides a reinterpretation of Chilean history via an analysis of the processes of state and class formation in the construction of capitalist modernity. Coventional periodizations divide Chilean history ...
Imagined Communities of 'Whiteness': Racial-Nationalist Origins of Settler-State Formation in Argentina and Canada, 1840-1914
This dissertation sits at the intersection of critical international political economy and a decolonizing, anti-racist approach to empirical political science. Specifically, I examine how liberal state forms are presupposed ...
The Political Economy of the Special Relationship: British Development and American Power
Breaking from the traditional understanding of Anglo-American relations in terms of the cultural, diplomatic and military ‘Special Relationship’, this thesis explores the interdependent political-economic development of ...
Pivotal Crisis: State Power and Social Forces in the Making of Neoliberal Capitalism
The thesis uses original archival research to outline a novel account of social and world order change in the 1970s—from the collapse of Bretton Woods to the Reagan Revolution—that shifts the focus of explanation from the ...