"State" Essays and Research Papers

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Why the state? The state is a faceless entity that is sovereign, which consists of institutions that govern the general population of a certain territory. This jurisdiction on a particular territory is practiced through different uses of power. First and foremost the state uses its power to legitimize its actions towards the population under it. It legitimizes all that is what the state think is good for the nation. Pierre Bourdieu discusses these modern tendencies of the state, which was...

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Enemy of the State

An Analysis of Enemy of the State Enemy of the State is a classical tale of good versus evil, complete with a tortured hero and a powerful villain. The plot revolves around Washington lawyer Robert Dean (Will Smith), an average family man, who suddenly finds his life turned upside down when an old acquaintance slips a video tape that no one is supposed to ever see into his shopping bag. The tape contains footage of the murder of a United States senator by a member of the National Security Agency...

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State Sovereignty

Krasner, from “Sovereignty,” Foreign Policy (January/February 2001) Kimberly Weir, from “The Waning State of Sovereignty,” An Original Essay Written for This Volume (2002) __________________________________________________________________ State Sovereignty is an issue that has become controversial under globalization, and the subject of this review. Sovereignty is defined as the situation where a State is an autonomous and independent entity, with the total freedom to make its own decisions in all...

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Max Weber: the State

politics all autonomy is "relative." If such is the case, why not approach state and politics first as "autonomous" realms and then focus on their relations with other spheres? The only theory of the state which explicitly postulates the autonomy of the state and politics is Max Weber's, as formulated in "Intermediate Reflections." (Bolsinger, 1996) Like Marx, however, Weber did not develop a systematic theory of the state. Andreas Anter and Stefan Breuer seek to do so by departing from Weber's insights...

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Modern State

What does the modern state do? What are the salient features of the modern state? a. intrusive and regulative i. restricts individual freedom ii. control all citizens lives everywhere iii. the state is an omnipresent busy body b. extractive c. coercive i. monopoly over mens of violence ii. coerce us into willing/ unwilling means ALL THE STATES HAVE THESE FEATURES. THE DIFFERENCE IS ONE OF DEGREE RATHER THAN KIND. 2. How has the modern state appeared and evolved...

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The rise of the Modern State

Second Week’s Topic: A. Introduction 1. Clarification of David Held’s position and argument the analysis of the modern state Focus: the “construction”/ “the making of” the modern state. What does “construction”/ “the making of” mean in this context? Modern state as an “European” invention “Decisive role” of the modern state in the development of modernity 2. State societies versus stateless societies Informal mechanisms of government / institutionalization of government No clear...

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Globalization and state and individual level

 Analysis Essay Globalization at the state and individual level Today everything is predicated on globalization. However, one may ask, what exactly globalization is and what are its consequences, considering that almost every economic, social or political event is attributed to this phenomenon. Some look at cultural shifts when trying to define globalization while others look at economic flows. Even though there is a huge body of literature on globalization, there is...

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STATE COUNCIL OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND TRAINING(SCERT), KERALA STATE LEVEL NATIONAL TALENT SEARCH EXAMINATION (STATE LEVEL NTSE) 2014 - 2015 ADMISSION CARD Roll Number 216206 Photo [To be attested by the head of the Institution] Examination Centre GOVT HSS FOR BOYS,KARAMANA, Date of Examination : 02/11/2014 Name of Student : DEVIKA LAKSHMI.P.S Class Studying : Name of Father : SAJU.P.L Name of School : CHRIST NAGAR HIGHER SECONDARY SCHOOL,KOWDIAR.P.O,TRIVANDR UM-695003 Educational...

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The State And The State Of The Environment In The Philippines

The State and the State of the Environment in the Philippines The clamor for environmental preservation became stronger when the issues of global warming and environmental degradation took centerstage. All around the world, states have been doing their best to pass legislations that would protect the environment for the use of the future generation. Hence, the concept of sustainable development has also developed in response to the global issue—something that the past development planners did not...

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State Sovereignty

impact on the state sovereignty. There are increasing political, economic, and social forces that degrade the importance and authority of states creating an avenue for a more incorporation. This has put the question of whether or not the factors of globalization did decrease the sovereignty of states. The primary issue being debated is largely concerning the prospect of the state sovereignty. Will the state maintain its key role in the international system or be overshadowed. The state system has evolved...

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