The State

The State

by Anthony de Jasay

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781614872191
Publisher: Liberty Fund Inc.
Publication date: 03/31/1998
Series: Collected Papers of Anthony de Jasay
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 330
Sales rank: 471,776
File size: 570 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents


Preface ix
Author's Note xi
Introduction 1 Chapter 1
The Capitalist State 16
Violence, Obedience, Preference 16
Title and Contract 22
The Contours of the Minimal State 30
If States Did Not Exist, Should They Be Invented? 35
Inventing the State: The Social Contract 38
Inventing the State: The Instrument of Class Rule 52
Closing the Loop by False Consciousness 65 Chapter 2
The Adversary State 73
Repression, Legitimacy and Consent 73
Taking Sides 85
Tinker's Licence 96
The Revealed Preference of Governments 103
Interpersonal Justice 112
Unintended Effects of Producing Interpersonal

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