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Lecture 1

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Political Science
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R Rice

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LECTURE 1: Domestic Power Structures and Development I. Course Intro. II. State Power III. Development Traps _____________________________________________________________ I. Course Introduction [see syllabus under Course Information on web page] II. State Power A major determinant of development strategies and outcomes is the character of the state, and the domestic power structures and political coalitions underpinning it. Types of State Power: 1. Despotic Power: the power to control and suppress. (Global South) 2. Infrastructural Power: the power to administer and transform. (Global North) Roots of Despotic Power - State borders and institutions were imposed by colonial rules. - Strong despotic or coercive power but weak infrastructural. - Purpose and point of colonial rule was extractable rather than developmental. - Power structure of colonial sta
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