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mini-lecture: the rise of state domination

Mini-Lecture: The Rise of State Domination.

Relevant Quotes from class:

“If no social institutions existed which knew the use of violence then the concept of ‘state’ (government) would be eliminated and a condition would emerge that could be designated as ‘anarchy’ (chaos-nongovernment).” Max Weber, Social Scientist, Politics as Vocation.

“Organized domination, which calls for continuous administration requires that human conduct be conditioned to obedience toward those masters who claim to be the bearers of legitimate power….” Max Weber, Social Scientist, Politics as Vocation.

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