(noun) The degree in which the state can act independent of capitalistic interests.
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- Plural: state autonomies
- Word origin of “state” and “autonomy” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
- Domhoff, G. William. 1996. State Autonomy or Class Dominance?: Case Studies on Policy Making in America. New York: Aldine de Gruyter.
- Fineman, Martha. 2004. The Autonomy Myth: A Theory of Dependency. New York: New Press.
- O’Connor, James. 1973. The Fiscal Crisis of the State. New York: St. Martin’s Press.
- Parkin, Frank. 1979. Marxism and Class Theory: A Bourgeois Critique. New York: Columbia University Press.
- Smith, Martin J. 1993. Pressure, Power, and Policy: State Autonomy and Policy Networks in Britain and the United States. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press.
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How to Cite the Definition of State Autonomy
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “state autonomy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved March 25, 2019 (http://sociologydictionary.org/state-autonomy/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
state autonomy. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/state-autonomy/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “state autonomy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed March 25, 2019. http://sociologydictionary.org/state-autonomy/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“state autonomy.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 25 Mar. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/state-autonomy/>.