To understand why life still moves on in Pakistan more or less normally one has to refer to the political definition of Anarchism, i.e., "stateless societies
based on voluntary associations".
Scott, he gives a distinctive spin to the literature on stateless societies
to show some of the ways in which state power appears and solidifies itself, and what can be done about it.
The people of central Nigeria comprises of those commonly described by historians as "stateless societies
(2) For additional exploration into defense and security in stateless societies
, see Leeson and Coyne (2014), Block (2014), Cole (2007), and Jasay (2008).
Due to all this, Friedman argues drugs would likely be legal in stateless societies
, but ultimately, it is an empirical question.
The Oceanic cases considered here, although dealing with states at their margins, do not describe stateless societies
but societies that are deeply state-centric.
Sharing this view and analysing in detail the history of the ethnic Li-Lao 'stateless societies
' in the north, Michael Churchman warns us that the history of the Gulf should not be, in any case, regarded as simply the history of the two contemporary nations sharing the water, but the history of a variety of groups and powers interacting with each other (chap.
Historians and archaeologists have attempted to grapple with the significance of the finds: "Such a concentration of wealth as the metalwork and the beads represent," says Willet, "has been thought to imply some sort of centralised government unlike the stateless societies
that characterised Igboland at the time of the first European contacts."
Many stateless societies
also populated precolonial Africa; a few encompassed significant numbers of people.
Politically these communities once comprised an island of what anthropologists have called "stateless societies
" in a sea of more centralized polities.
They and their successors were confined to non-Western underdeveloped countries, to stateless societies
, to what Joel S.
He reasserts the need for a state - the days of the 'idyllic' politics of stateless societies
in Africa are gone forever - but clearly not states as they have so often been.