Final Cheat Sheet - P.1 The State and the Nation: Max...

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P.1 The State and the Nation : Max Weber - legitimate use of force by The State . Monopoly over violence; legitimacy as a system. Charles Tilly - As warfare expanded only the state is capable of running wars and protecting its people. Benedict Anderson -Nations form imagined communities that form nations/bind states. The Protestant Reformation built up and connected local languages…Print-Capitalism is the rise of a common language and set of ideas that’s disseminated. The Market : Industrial revolution-period of sustained and unprecedented growth…avoided Malthusian crisis-population growth faster than food production. Adam Smith -market expansion was spontaneous. Division of labor and rise of bartering was bound to happen. (Liberal Market) Douglas North - Free market good for a small scale. Transaction costs- state makes laws and enforces them, creates a legal framework (protects business). Karl Polanyi -Enclosure movement created modern market economy (Capitalism); the state formed and guided it all the way through. ///// Alexander Gerschenkron -Economic Backwardness-tension between the actual state and the wanted state of the economy…timing matters; emphasis on serfdom and lack of political unity. Innovation was key. Economy Strategies : Early Developers: England-gradual growth, private lenders. France-gradual growth, industrial banking (long-term loans). Middle
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2011 for the course POLI SCI 111 taught by Professor Brookings during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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