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The art of coercion : the primitive accumulation and management of coercive power

Author: Antonio Giustozzi
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Antonio Giustozzi
ISBN: 9780231702409 023170240X 9780231800235 0231800231
OCLC Number: 693812329
Description: viii, 298 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The ruthlessness of state formation --
Maintaining the monopoly: the risk of disloyalty --
Maintaining the monopoly: when ruthlessness is still needed --
Maintaining the monopoly: the role of political policing --
Maintaining the monopoly: the political micromanagement of population control --
External intervention and the monopoly: kicking away the ladder? --
Beyond the monopoly: origins and development of policing.
Responsibility: Antonio Giustozzi.

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Antonio Giustozzi has written another terrific book. He places coercion and violence within the framework of state-building literature and engages the critical issue of the monopoly of violence head Read more...

 
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