Political Community

Chandran Kukathas

in The Liberal Archipelago

Published in print June 2003 | ISBN: 9780199257546
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599705 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Political Theory

 Political Community

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This chapter analyses the nature of the state and political community, and the basis of legitimate authority. It defines community to be able to offer an account of political community. It aims to show that political community is not as important a form of community as has been suggested, especially when the form of political community in question is the state.

Keywords: political community; legitimate authority; state

Chapter.  22255 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

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