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1

How did Hobbes describe life without the state?

"Nasty, brutish and short"

2

Which scholar identified the core mechanisms of the state as "legitimacy, bureaucracy and force?"

Martin J Smith

3

Give a quote from a hyper-globalist.

Ohmae labelled the state as "a nostalgic fiction" in the era of giant multi national corporations

4

How did Gramasci disagree with Marx?

He didn't think that the state would 'wither away' eventually: instead it would less frequently need violence and instead an 'ethical state' would remain.