Sociology 924. Theories of the State

Weekly Interrogations, Outlines, Agendas

Fall 2005

Session 1. Introduction

Erik Wright: Introduction to the course

Erik Wright: Handout: An Agenda of Issues in Theoretical and Empirical work on the state

Jamie Peck: Handout: Counterpoint: confessions of a reluctant state theorist


Session 2. Peter Evans, Embedded Autonomy

Reading Interrogations with comments by Peck & Wright

Discussion Agenda


Session 3. Vivek Chibber, Locked in Place




Session 4. Adam Przeworski, Democracy and the Market



[The remaining sessions still to be added.....]