2016-2017 Pitzer Catalog 
    Nov 19, 2018  
2016-2017 Pitzer Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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POST 185A PZ -Logics of Political Authority

Institution: Pitzer

Description: How do people govern themselves? This course explores logics of political authority through an examination of empires, territorial states, tribal and other non-territorial forms of political organization, and tribute systems. Questions include: Whither the state? How have empires spread historically - and how do they spread today? Have corporations become sovereign? Has the Internet extended imperial authority? Is it is easier to be governed if you don’t live on a hill? Under what logics of authority are we governed in our everyday life?

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