Understanding the basic ground of any dictatorial Rule and the Modern State can be better facilitated through being engaged with Agamben’s “State of Exception”.
Two papers on Agamben’s “State of Exception” and his theory on the “Modern State”:
1. Agamben, Hegel, and the State of Exception by Wendell Kisner
2. Legalizing Lawlessness: On Giorgio Agamben’s State of Exception by Stephen Humphreys*
And a lecture at The European Graduate School on :