chapter  10
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The Tortuous Paths of Capitalist and State Evolution

Few institutions have made as startling a career during modernity as the state.

Along with the state, transnational corporations and, o f course, schools must

also be mentioned. Everywhere, however, the latter are organized by the state

and thus form an important aspect o f modem state evolution. Why did the

state so enormously expand its functions, its power, and the resources it

controls?