Ritically assess the claim that states are necessary evils

This is an Open university degree in social sciences so focuses solely on their material.

The key book for this essay is Bromley, S., Clarke, J., Hinchliffe, S, S. and Taylor, S (eds) Exploring Social Lives, Milton Keynes, The Open University.

It specifically is information chapters 7,8,9 for this essay, it needs to look at the claim of necessary evils and to think of ways it may be disputed with evidence or arguments to support both views.For answers its mainly chapters 8 and 9 are most useful.