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Lecture 18

Failed States - Lecture 18

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Department
Political Science
Course
POL101Y1
Professor
Michael Painter- Main
Semester
Winter

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March 7m Lecture 18 Failed statesy States not only provide the goods ex Safety and security and even more Origins and Functions of the Modern State y Modern states is something between an empire and a city y Process of sovereignty building in Europey Statesbuilding as protection racket organizedcrime vs organized crime y Hobbes from security dilemma of war of all agaistn all to modern leviathan y Weber monopoly of legitimate use of violence within a given territory y FunctionsA Despotic weberian B InfrasturturalRegulatory y Some are good at A but not B Some are good at neither States did not exist before 300 years before that time there were many competence centre of violence Historically it took a long time to take a way to own the violence that was controlled by rural rulers State buildings are always in progress it is an example of protectionism example you had to pay the mafia to receive protection Idea is basically that local authorities cant do nothing in the corrupt local are because they are all corrupted therefore they needed someone above the the local authority like FBI to deal with the corruption Hobbes argu
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