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Department
Political Science
Course
POLB91H3
Professor
R Rice
Semester
Winter

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Domestic Power Structures and DevelopmentJanuary 10 2012II State Power y Types of state power1 Desperate Power the power to control and suppressTypical of the Global South 2 Infrastructural Power the power to administer and transform Characterizes the Global North y Roots of Despotic PowerState borders and institutions were artificially imposed by colonial rulers which tends to lead to despotic power Strong despotic or coercive power but weak infrastructural or transformative power which characterizes the Global South Purpose and point of colonial rule was extractive pulling things out rather than developmental The power structure of the colonial state was entrenched by ruling elites after independence to protect their interests III The End of Poverty y Sachs Thesis Extreme poverty can be completely eliminated by 2025 through a global comp
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