This paper provides a critical overview of the debates about the role of the state in development in a context of globalisation. It is argued that globalisation can best be thought of as a political project that has to be understood in the context of the historical setting in which it is evolving and at the same time, helping to define.
Globalisation and the future state. IDS Working Paper no. 141, April 2002. ISBN 1-85864-392-9, 34 pp.