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Sunday, June 01, 2008

New OA journal on governance in decline

Behemoth is a new, peer-reviewed OA journal of civilization from Leipzig University.  (Thanks to NuT.)  The inaugural issue is now online, with articles in German and English.  Here's a little more on its topic:

Behemoth - A Journal on Civilisation focuses on the general problem of fading and/or failing statecraft and the consequences resulting out of it. It aims to discuss notions of risk and order within societies where state institutions gradually lose or have already lost their integrative power. The journal is a forum for discussion of the approaches appropriate to analyse these new, contingent and sometimes even precarious regimes of (dis)order....