This thesis challenges current neo-Marxist, feminist and neo-Weberian theories of
the state which ignore or underestimate the role of state bureaucrats in the construction
of state institutions and the formulation and implementation of state policies. Drawing
on theories of the new middle class and intellectuals which emphasise the potential of
educated workers for autonomous and united action, the thesis examines the role of
public servants, doctors and lawyers in determining the form of...[Show more]
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