Zones of control 4 secessionist conflict countries

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Unformatted text preview: t types of conflict E. The “Natural Resource Curse” 1. What should be a benefit to the state ends up having a negative and destructive impact 2. This happens when states (governments) are either: a. Too strong or b. Not strong enough F. Strong States 1. Strong states and point resources 2. “Rentier states” (states that can use resources so well that they don’t have to collect taxes or legitimize themselves to their citizens…they have control over a point resource that allow them to be economically autonomous) a. In other words, resources allow the state to not really care about its citizens 3. State can utilize resource control for wealth and detach from society 4. Corruption, inefficien...
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2013 for the course PACS 10 taught by Professor Giovannini during the Fall '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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