State Slides2003 - No overarching authority ANARCHICAL...

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Steve Weber UC Berkeley Growth of States 0 50 100 150 200 250 Year 1896 1946 1997
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Steve Weber UC Berkeley To be a State: Control over territory Sovereignty The sole legitimate right to use violence
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Steve Weber UC Berkeley You decide… Control over territory Sovereignty Legitimate right to use violence
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Steve Weber UC Berkeley Nations Empires States
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Steve Weber UC Berkeley The Treaty of Westphalia versus The Imperial System Suzerainity Feudalism The Holy Roman Empire
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Steve Weber UC Berkeley Domestic Politics International Politics Organized Conflict Hierarchical Organization Rules and Authority Backed up by legitimate, organized violence
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Unformatted text preview: No overarching authority ANARCHICAL organization Bargains and Deals The absence of government, means anyone can use violence at any time. Steve Weber UC Berkeley Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan In an imaginary state of Nature: The life of man is solitary, mean, nasty, brutish, and short Nice one-liner. Steve Weber UC Berkeley Three Responses to Hobbes He got it right. Its a state of nature out there. No society can exist in the condition of anarchy. And ultimately, security is more important than freedom. Anarchy is not pretty, but it works. Just barely, but it works....
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