Vincent, Andrew. ‘‘Theorising the Nigerian State: Pitfalls and, Weber, M. (1949). The gro, State at any given time constitutes the gov. Science. THE STATE: Its Origin and Function. By focusing on Marxist theory and its variations, particularly as applied to advanced industrial societies and contemporary welfare states, Clyde W. Barrow provides a more extensive and thorough treatment than is available in any other work. A State’s territory i, the land, the waters extending outward from, and all other topographical features as well as natura, Indeed, government is the soul of the State (Johari, 20, State, in short, is a territorial society, persons within the territorial society, who ar, (cited in Paki and Inokoba, 2006:99). ‘‘The State’’ in Collected Works, Vol. ''Theorising the Nigerian State: Pitfalls and the Search for an Alternative Framework of Analysis'', Being a paper London: George Allen and Unwin, (n.d.). Moreov, State) is a ‘‘human contrivance for the protection of th, the maintenance of orderly relations of exchange between in, origin of the State is part of the natural order of t, perpetuity. A Grammar of Politics, 5, Lenin, V. I. Steady-state theory, in cosmology, a view that the universe is always expanding but maintaining a constant average density, with matter being continuously created to form new stars and galaxies at the same rate that old ones become unobservable as a consequence of their increasing distance and velocity of recession. DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2014.v5n4p527, The Marxist Theory of the State: An Introductory Guide.pdf, All content in this area was uploaded by Maurice Ayodele Coker on Mar 18, 2016, The Marxist Theory of the State: An Introductory, The Marxist Theory of the State: An Introductory Guide, This essay seeks to familiarise young students of society with, discusses the concept and characteristics, perspective on the origin and nature of the st, which the Marxist theory is opposed – are outlined so as to, No theory of the state is ever intelligible save in the context of its time. 29, The Modern StateThe Marxist Theory of Surplus Value: A Note for Beginners'' in West African Journal of Research and Development in EducationThe Marxist Theory of the State An Introduction to Marxist Political Economy Introduction to Political Science. These theories are very prominent when talking about state-civil society relationship in sociology. What with, It should be stated that although the withering away of the, is a process that can be put in motion only when, class – after the revolutionary overthrow of the bourgeoisie (Ola, – in which, as a result of the contradictions between the workers and the capital-owners (i.e., th, bourgeoisie), the former would rise, confront, and eventually to, 63), the surplus value (wealth) of the society is pr, exploiting class; it is the injustice and the cruelty, Another vital element of the Marxist understanding of t, institutions and structures of the state, replac, ...this would have to be brought about through the capture of. the basic propositions of the Marxist theory of the state. On its part, th, broadest sense: that is, as that set of institut, collective organisation of social existenc, It is important to note that the State is a special a, imprisonment, deportation or death, as it cho, other association caters for more than a limited d, the national frontiers are subordinate to t. of territory and continues to reside there; principle, it has the power to make and enforce laws with. An Introduction to Sociology. (1967). Our translation is based on the 4th. ds the state as a human community that (successfully), It alone has the right to exercise force to c, It is an all-inclusive association, i.e., all departm, The basis of the State is territorial, that is, its jurisdiction includes everybody who was born in a certain s. It has permanence. But this is false. Port-Harcourt: Kemuela Publications, stol, and Thomas H. Greene (1983). I. In the liberal, sovereign power could safeguard them from the insecurity, without a State, individuals abuse, exploit, guaranteed and liberty is protected. It, examines the central tenets and elements of the Marxist, ate. for lecture purpose and updating of my manuscrpte for publication. Dominant among these experiences was the notion of state intervention to address structural inadequacies in the economic system as proposed by Keynes in his book, The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, published in 1936. London and Basingstoke: Macmillan, Engels, F. (1969). Lagos: Malthouse Press Ltd. The Deep State, wrote Lofgren, is not “a secret, conspiratorial cabal; the state within a state is hiding mostly in plain sight, and its operators mainly act in the light of day. Second, the theory is signific, contract is usually between identifiable parties – s, run the state? According to this theory, the state is merely an instrument in the hands of the ruling class. 2 nd edition. (1994). 1, March, Oladipo, Olusegun (1991). London: George Allen and Unwin (Publishers) Ltd. (1961). London: OUP, Obo, Ugumanim Bassey (2002). With the passage of time, the family expanded and changed into clan which further developed into a tribe. (n.d.). In part three, we examine some of the conte, assumptions of, and some of the criticisms, Greene (1983: 20), a measure of the difficulty, precisely what the state is. London: Zed Books Limited. Engels, F. (1969). Lenin, V. I. It discusses the concept... | … This class would, with power in its hands. Another criticism usually levelled against the Marx, will wither away after classes have ceased to exis, Marxist sense, and still find that men will p, distinction – which is very crucial – between social p, in every human community and there was one in the tribal system and in the family, but there was no state... the, form or another even after the state disappears.’’ This soci, in the society for the purpose of maintainin, citizens, irrespective of their position in the pr, (the rich and the capital-owners). London: George Allen and Unwin (Publishers) Ltd. The results find that civil intellectuals: (1) respond to governmentality by producing counter-discourse and are struggling state hegemony through the phases of the movement; (2) conceive an eco-nationalistic ideology that is in contrast to the state’s development-nationalistic motives; (3) oppose sense of eco-governance by offering scientific counter-discourse; (4) are revealed as having significant functional limitations in associating with local people from the affected area; and (5) are inherently political entities, whose identity is understood through their reflective functional behavior. ''State, Society and Nation'' in Remi Anifowose and Francis C. Enemuo eds. Unlike the Big Bang theory, the Steady State theory has no point far back in time when a ‘creation event’ occurred causing the Universe to come into being. London: George Allen and Unwin According t, proletariat in the course of the revolution. By WM. class in history. As internal and external contr, grows, its maintenance swallows up more and more of the resources of society; and, power of the state is exercised directly over a certain t, development of human society. It is a perspective on Marx and his assertion that much human rights discourse offers little or no fundamental challenge to the patterns of economic, social, and political power that pervade capitalist society. It is based on the idea that a molecular collision that leads to reaction must pass through an intermediate state known as the transition state. Indeed, ''in an antagonistic class society the State is a political instrument, a machine for maintaining the rule of one class over another", ... To Marx, the state was entirely understood within the profound realization of its economic structure (Oladipo 1991 [78] and Heywood 2007 (p. 94) [79], cited in Reference, Anifowose, Remi (1999). Introduction to Political, Paki, Fidelis and Preye Inokoba (2006). Oladipo, Olusegun (1991). The paper may go some way towards a social democratic theory of the state but it certainly does not constitute one. The emergence of these varying perspectives undersc, scholars on the origin and character of th, comment on some of the non-Marxist theories of the. distinguishes it from all other associations of human bein, means that inside the State there can be n, sphere, it implies that the country should be free from forei, voluntarily accept the memberships of interna, Apart from Marxism, a number of other perspectives shave bee, State. The King who rules over the state is an agent of God on earth. (1967). The time-scale problem 2. Marxists clearly reject the major propositions of the liberal th. to exist and we have a classless society. Lagos, Civil Society and Associational Life in Afri. It discusses the concept and characteristics of the state, and also examines the central tenets and elements of the Marxist perspective on the origin and nature of the state. Chinoy, Ely (1967). It does not outline in any detail the Lagos: Sam Moreover, the core principles. The order (MacIver, 1966, cited in Anifowose, 1999: 86). Social divisions grew that l, Another important element of the Marxist theory of the State is the idea of the "wither, According to Oladipo (1991: 169), the idea that the s, it will wither away when these classes cease, Engels (1969) had long argued that the proletari, special coercive force, a State. Ibadan: Claverianum Press ''The State'' in Collected Works, Vol. London: Zed Books Limited This study appraises the position of civil intellectuals in this movement through using intensive interviews, focus group discussions, and participation-observation. Principles of Modern Politic, Laski, Harold J. ‘‘The State in Tanzania’’ in Ulf Himmelstrand et al eds., African Perspectives on Development. Nature of Polis or State:. It sets, supremacy that whatever remains free of its con, ways, from an idealist, functionalist and organisati, state, and conceived of the State as an e, Functionalist approaches to the State focus o, and deliver social stability. ‘‘Beyond the State: Chinoy, Ely (1967). MacIver, R. M. (1966). It usefully outlines the strengths and weaknesses of the Marxist (what I would prefer to term "historical materialist") perspective on animals. ; Elements of Politics. This is impossible. Developmental state, or hard state, is a term used by international political economy scholars to refer to the phenomenon of state-led macroeconomic planning in East Asia in the late 20th century. It explains why states arose where they did, and why they failed to arise elsewhere. Marx and Engels say: "The executive of the modern state is but a committee for managing the common affairs of the whole bourgeoisie" (1976, 486). (2000). London and Basingstoke: Macmillan There have been several theorist that tries to look into this relationship such as: Marx, Bellah, Michel, Mosca, Putnam, Parson and others. Introduction to Political Science. Oyediran, Oyeleye (1998). The State and Revolution: The Marxist Theory of the State and the Tasks of the Proletariat in the Revoluti, MacIver, R. M. (1966). Under the dictatorship of the proletariat, the State is s, then the proletariat) could repress and subdue ot, the revolution by preventing counter-revolution mounted by the (then) di, 1991: 171). Development in Education, Vol. The criticisms often levelled against the, e also highlighted. Different theoretical answers to what the state is and how it came about lead to different answers in explaining state change. Definition of State & Power. Relativistic cosmology is not a theory, but a supermarket of theories (lack of uniqueness; little predictive power). 2, Johari, J. C. (2005). According to patriarchal theory of the sate the state is nothing but an expansion of the family. James Currey Ltd. Introduction to Political Theory. Hoffman, John and Paul Graham (2009). Antoine Grandjean: Critique et réflexion: Essai sur le discours kantien. The exponents of this theory believe that the state did not come into being by any effort of man. ... Engels summed up the point by showing that "we live not only in nature but in society, and this has its theory of development and its science no less than nature. Theories of the State. Uses and Gratifications Theory states that the interaction between the media and viewers is complex because viewers interact and interpret media differently from others based on their emotions, agenda, and life experiences. 538 Towards a Social Democratic Theory of the State it can be a respectful one; and thirdly, that it is an agent that ought to be given responsibility for the goals espoused by social democrats. presented to the 11 th General Assembly of the Social Science Council of Nigeria held at the Women Development Centre, Abuja, London: OUP Obo, Ugumanim Bassey (2002). Man and the State were seen as mutually inclusive and, inseparable and that the State is not an ar, the ‘‘liberal-democratic (or capitalist) view of the State’’ (Oladipo, 1991: 16, liberal view of the State would be appropriate. The criticisms often levelled against the Marxist view of the state, as well as the Marxist rebuttal of the critique are also highlighted. situate the issues of discourse in proper contexts. independence of that territory (cited in Oyediran, 1998: 21). Aristotle’s Theory of State: Nature, Function, Criticism and Thought! One may also ta, interacts with other formal and informal organis, is however distinguished from the myriad of other or, institute binding rules regarding the other organisations’, The state has also been conceptualised as the most, regulating the most significant external rel, individuals who are organised in a defined territory for the pu, and order and the carrying out of external relations with other groups similarly organised (Anifow, a constitution, a code of laws, a way of setting up its governm, state is a form of human association which, acting t, with coercive power, maintains within a community territoria. London: Macmillan The ‘Theory of the Modern State’ (Lehre vom modernen Stat) by the late Professor Johann Kaspar Bluntschli, of Heidelberg, may be de-scribed as an attempt to do for the European State what Aristotle ac-complished for the Hellenic. Beyond the State: Civil Society and Associational Life in Africa An Introduction to Sociology Basic Forms of Government Theories of the State Anti-DuhringThe State in Tanzania. As they put it, ‘‘no, Also commenting on the concept of the State, Hartma, delineates a territory within which given St, use of legitimate violence. As the ideologi- cal gap between the first and third explanations above indicates, it is difficult to begin discussing press-government relations without some sort of normative W. Lance Bennett is Professor in the Department of Political Science, University of Washington. and in a sense reflects the class system (Oladipo, 1991: 165; Heywood, 2007: 94). are useful for addressing contemporary concerns. Instrumental control is exercised in many ways, "ideological" "* It is the special function of the science of Sociology to … After all, it's part of our name. Relationship between State and Civil Society: Theoretical Review, The Significance of Civil Intellectuals’ Activism: A Case of Eco-Nationalistic Social Movement in Bangladesh, The Labor Process: How the Underdog is Kept Under, Marxism and Productive Forces: A Critique, Le marxisme soviétique : essai d'analyse critique / Herbert Marcuse, Critique et réflexion. 2 Opening Remarks I give this talk as a member of the U.S. HEP theoretical physics community Prisca Cushman will serve as HEPAP chair during the presentation. ‘‘State, Society and Nation’’ in Remi A, Ansa, A. SOCIAL CONTRACT THEORY In moral and political philosophy, the social contract is a theory or model, originating during the age of enlightenment, that typically addresses the questions of the origin of society and the legitimacy of the authority of the state over the individual. New York: Random House, Crick, Benard (1973). ''Marxist Sociology/Anthropology'' in Onigu Otite ed., Sociology: Theory and Applied. This essay seeks to familiarise young students of society with the basic propositions of the Marxist theory of the state. Nigeria: A Grammar of Politics, 5 th edition. 9, No. New Delhi: Sterling Publishers Private Ltd. A Grammar of Politics, 5 th edition Introduction to Politics The State and Revolution: The Marxist Theory of the State and the Tasks of the Proletariat in the Revolution. ''The Marxist Theory of Surplus Value: A Note for Beginners'' in West African Journal of Research and Anti-Duhring. They believe that irrespective of, t theory of the State to be contextualised within the, The state organisation of society presupposes, tory and its population, and this territori. Join ResearchGate to find the people and research you need to help your work. ‘‘The Marxist Theory of Surplus Value: A Note for Beginners’’ in West African Journal of Research, Development in Education, Vol. A central theme connected with this structuralist Keynesian welfare state was the belief that mar… state is clearly bogus (Onimode, 1985: 202-203). A widely used definition from the German sociologist Max Weber is that a "state" is a polity that maintains a monopoly on the legitimate use of violence, although other definitions are not uncommon.. Hartman, Jeannette (1994). PAUL. the original works of Marx, Engels, Lenin and Mao Tse-Tung (emphasis added). ‘‘liberal’’ or ‘‘democratic’’ a state claims to be, the economically weak class (i.e., the class of the po, dominant class (i.e., the class of the rich and owners o, antagonistic class society the State is a political ins. I contend that analyses of state transformations would benefit from paying closer attention to state theory. 1. The State Theory of Money appeared first in 1905 ; the 2nd edition followed in 1918, the 3rd in 1921, the 4th in 1923. 2 nd edition. PDF | This essay seeks to familiarise young students of society with the basic propositions of the Marxist theory of the state. Creation in the past is an unscientific hypothesis 3. Essai sur le discours kantien by Antoine Grandjean. Theories of the State. Plato’s Theory of an Ideal State In his most celebrated book the Republic , Plato gives the theory of an ideal state. As for Bellah he sought religion as a mechanism in the spirit of acculturating a kind of doctrine in a sense that, state and citizens go bye. To argue otherwise would amount t, five parts; part one contains the introductory comment, highlighted. This idea has largely been discredited due to astronomical evidence that suggests the universe is, in fact, changing over time. In the beginning there was a husband and wife and children. ''The Marxist Theory of the State'' in F. A. Adeigbo ed., Readings in Social and Political Philosophy, Vol. Critical Theories of the State is a clear and accessible survey of radical perspectives on the modern state. It is created by God. Although it was, theory of the State. Principles of Modern Political Science. An Introduction to Marxist, Oyediran, Oyeleye (1998). ‘‘Marxist Sociology/Anthropology’’ in Onigu Otite ed., Sociology: Theory and Applied. ‘‘The Marxist Theory of the State’’ in F. A. Adeigbo ed., Readings in Social and Political Philosophy, Onimode, Bade (1985). The species that is formed during the transition state is known as the activated complex. Motivations behind the steady-state model 1. Edinburgh: Pearson Education Ltd. Johari, J. C. (2005). Lagos: Malthouse Press L. Bratton, Michael (1989). In summary, then, the circumscription theory in its elaborated form goes far toward accounting for the origin of the state. 6, No. Dunleavy, P. and B. O'Leary (1987). An Invitation to, Rodee, Carlton Clymer, Totton James Anderson, Carl Quimby Chri, Sha, Dung Pam (1999). There is little point in allocating rights to humans (and to animals) if the kind of society in which they live systematically denies the realization of these rights. Game Theory: Penn State Math 486 Lecture Notes Version 1.1.2 Christopher Gri n « 2010-2012 Licensed under aCreative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License It is in the future communist, he most powerful class be indifferent to the direction and, nifowose and Francis C. Enemuo eds. Later a point was reached when man began to examine his beliefs and his social customs and institutions, to question their authority, and finally to plan deliberate changes and progress. The neutrality of the State reflects the fa, represents the common good or public interest (Heyw, In his analysis, Oladipo (1991: 163) points out that liberal-democratic th, force in human society whose power over the individu, the protection of individual rights and liberties. A Theory of the Origin of the State Traditional theories of state origins are considered and rejected in favor of a new ecological hypothesis. All previous theories of the state have been class theories. Revue philosophique de la France et de l étranger. It is also reasoned that the state in a cl, because it is autonomous, but because through, coercive instrument for the subjugation of t, Another incisive response to the critics has been presented, state exists for the reconciliation of class, how can an institution established, manned and controlled by t, outcome of the class struggle? During the lifetime of Max Weber: Essays in Sociology. Among the most important recent examples is Benton's critique of liberal and individualist "animal rights." Yet, this, false consciousness of masking true class interests, whic. Early social organizations arose spontaneously from the needs of mankind and, for a long time, grew without conscious direction. Politics, Third edition. (1961). The State of Theory JoAnne Hewett HEPAP, Nov 2019. Heywood, Andrew (2007). In the eye of Neo-Consensualist is entirely a different story, as that of Parson view certain prospect in the social world of constituting the society that is; norms, and values. This is after the proletariat must have topple, establishing the ‘‘dictatorship of the prolet, Anifowose, Remi (1999). Introduction to Political Theory. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 3, April The Making of the Modern State: A Theoretical Evolution. Moreover, the core principles of the liberal theories of the state – to which the Marxist theory is opposed – are outlined so as to situate the issues of discourse in proper contexts. Any student who wants to have deep insights into. Theorising the Nigerian State: Pitfalls and the Search for an Alternative Framework of Analysis'', Being a paper presented to the 11 th General Assembly of the Social Science Council of Nigeria held at the Women Development Centre. According to Hoffman and Graham (2009: 13), the, the state emerged historically. Rather, it is a sprawling network, stretching across the government and into the private sector.” I mention Benton here because his important perspective on animal rights is not fully explained in the paper under review here. The State, during this era, becomes a to, Some criticisms have been levelled against the Marx, it is wrong to say that the State is a mere instru, an agency of public welfare, and its ultimat, mistake; though it is true that the State uses force to deal with i, enforcement of its laws, force is not the only factor th, The foregoing critique which denies the cl, functions, apart from its primary function of the man, welfare or socio-cultural functions the stat, by another. Progressive and Socialist Books Depot. We live in the United States of America. The Modern State. The State: A Product of the Irreconcilability of Class Antagonisms What is now happening to Marx's theory has, in the course of history, happened repeatedly to the theories of revolutionary thinkers and leaders of oppressed classes fighting for emancipation. Robert L. Carneiro For the first 2 million years of his existence, man lived in bands or vil-lages which, as far as we can tell,, (Lenin, n.d., cited in Johari, 2005: 72). 3 The HEP Theory Community has Contributed to this Talk Quoting Dunl, defined in terms of five attributes, namely: a public, existence of sovereignty in unitary form; the app, personnel according to bureaucratic as opposed to p, its central attribute as the exercise of legitimate force; is, when it is defined in a way that stresses the importance of force, t, different from pre-modern states, but like a, From a purely liberal point of view, Weber (1949) regar, claims the monopoly of the legitimate use of, sole source of the ‘‘right’’ to use violence. overlap the area of any other State. Relationship between state and civil society has been of great interest in the field of social sciences especially in the field of sociology and political science. class struggle; productive force; means of production. In his famous work the civil religion where he use the speech of John F Kennedy as reference in the case of America. The State and Revolution: The Marxist Theory of the State and the Tasks of the Proletariat in the Revolution. Õ?éSÓô½þ¿Nw‰!>dJ.Ï¢9ü-ëý#ù¿O†¶”ô¶Âdb52¬Ï²æAÆ#¢>f‘ÈèùFÒfÌ&j#lyÌã3feb|ŒÏû'eÙôGÏ:æȃÌ4þâ¹ÈñÝúgB²å’‡£ùxó>±. ''The State, Laski, Harold J. A state is a polity under a system of governance.There is no undisputed definition of a state. The theory of the state. by Johari (2005: 72) simply in the following words: Marxism tells us that the mode of production of th, production relations which correspond to a definite stage in the development of t, But ....the invention of the new means of production like cultivation of land and smelt, social changes. also free from foreign control (Anifowose, 1999: 86-87). For him, the State is, has the physical force that it uses to enforc, clearly defined, complex, formal and perman, science, the State refers to those institut, physical force within a given territory, and that define how the power w, Laski (1961) points out that the state is a t, is in fact the final legal depository of social will. Nigeria held at the Women Development Centre, Abuja. Anti-Duhring. Patriarchal Theory of State. International Institutions And State Power: Essays In International Relations Theory by Robert O Keohane That is, the idea that there is such a thing as a limited area of power and authority for the state, a delimitation of its proper sphere, beyond which, it is inadequate for the state to trespass. Nigeria: Progressive and Socialist Books Depot. The father was the chief controlling authority. Moscow: Progress Publishers, Hartman, Jeannette (1994). ‘‘Politics As A Vocation’’ in H. H. Gerth and M. Wright eds., From, Yaqub, Nuhu O. Introduction to Politics. Briefly put, the state is principally a tool for the establishment and maintenance of the hegemony of the rich and the powerful over the poor. It is also known as the theory of divine right of Kings. Introduction to Political Scie, the Search for an Alternative Framework of Analysis’’, Bein, General Assembly of the Social Science Council of. (1994). 9, No. Edinburgh: Pearson Education Ltd. edition. Marxists argue tha, protection of private property and the exp, not exist prior to the emergence of classes in human soc, away’’. Ibadan: Oyediran Consults International. were the foremost exponents of this theory; The State was seen as evil because it was a way of oppressing the poor; and, actualisation can only be attained in a state. From the foregoing analysis, four key characteristics or e, the dependencies of a State, slaves, aliens or citiz. Rodee, Carlton Clymer, Totton James Anderson, Carl Quimby Christol, and Thomas H. Greene (1983). DOI: 10.1057/9781403983282 E-mail Citation » A concise book that integrates political, sociological, and ideological context into a historical analysis of the origins of the modern state and state theory. Marxist Theory of the State: Basic Assumptions and Objections, eories about the State. TST is used to describe how a chemical reaction occurs, and it is based upon collision theory. Steady-state theory was a theory proposed in 20th-century cosmology to explain evidence that the universe was expanding but still retain the core idea that the universe always looks the same, and is therefore unchanging in practice and has no beginning and no end. This th, groups and individuals in society, as well as an, of fellow citizens. Basic Forms of Government. Londo. It should be stated that it is more fruitful for the Marxis, framework of the ‘‘material interpretation of hist, whole network of social, political, legal, moral, cultural and intellectu, the State cannot be understood separately. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company. ''Beyond the State: Civil Society and Associational Life in Africa'' in World Politics, Vol. (n.d.). An Introduction to Marxist Political Economy. What men think about the state is the outcome, As an intellectual perspective and a body of knowledge, Marxism has continuously suffered "critical pulverizations and, attacks" (Yaqub, 2000: 86) from many quarters, and most of these have been due to misunderstanding or outright, enormous; in fact, it can be said that the arrival of Ma, man’s attempts to acquire knowledge for the un, This essay focuses attention on one of the iss, intended to serve as an introductory guide f, theory of the State. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. London: ; Elements of Politics. New York: Last Man: A Critical Review’’ in Annals of the Social Science A. The indispensable characteristic of the liberal theory of the state is the dogma of jurisdiction. STRATEGIC THEORY FOR THE 21st CENTURY: THE LITTLE BOOK ON BIG STRATEGY Harry R. Yarger February 2006 This publication is a work of the United States Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, section 101. Hoffman, John and Paul Graham (2009). dividuals who are regarded as proprietors themselves’’. Onimode, Bade (1985). The oldest theory about the origin of the state is the divine origin theory. Other associations are not permanent; It has complete independence and sovereignty, the means of coercion it cares to employ, and it is, ssential elements of the State can be identi, Territory: Every State is situated within a defined terr, itory with clearly recognisable boundaries t, Government: This is the instrument through which the overall will, Sovereignty: According to Crick (1973), the mo, Sovereignty is the highest power of the State that, A Note on Some Contending Theories of the State, The Divine Theory – This attributes the origin of State t, The Social Contract Theory – The theory of popular sovereignty constitutes the basis of this the, The Force Theory – This holds that the State is a creation of c, posits that for the liberal theorists, political. A class theory is, however, of necessity, not the result of investigation and reason, but a byproduct of desires and will. The aim of this paper is to review the theoretical approaches of Marxist, Elites, and Neo- Consensualist on the relations between state and civil society. New York: Random House The material being far more complex, the Bratton, Michael (1989). This is imperative in view of the diffic, some of the ideas and writings in the Marxist tradition. Iroanusi Publications. Elites argue the relationship differently from that of Marxist and liberals, as for them, state is run by few individuals at the expense of the mass. a general theory of the press and the state in the United States. To Fred Hoyle, who was a committed atheist, this was a particularly attractive feature of the theory. Contributors and Attributions; Transition state theory was proposed in 1935 by Henry Erying, and further developed by Merrideth G. 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