Posted: 07 Dec 2010 07:07 PM PST
By Zairil Khir Johari In Weberian philosophy, a nation-state is defined by, inter alia, its monopoly on the legitimate use of violence. This is to say that the state retains all rights to the use of force through its legitimised instruments, i.e. the police and military. At the same time, the state, especially a democratic [...]
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