- repressive state apparatus is an organization that enforces punishments. The police force is an example of this. On a society level police often regulate and enforce the law and give consequence for those who do not follow it.
2. Ideological state apparatuses, a term developed by Althusser, serves as a means to transmit values of the state. School for example tends to transmit ideas from the state to maintain wealth and class inequality.
3. The ideological state tends to leans toward organizations such schools, churches, the law and even families. These examples are groups oftentimes controlled by the individuals within it.
4. An example of Repressive State Apparatuses.