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World government : utopian dream or current reality?

Author: Raymond W Converse
Publisher: New York : Algora Pub., ©2010.
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Are we on the way to having a global government, and if so, should we embrace it? The work explores the feasibility of establishing a world government. It begins with an analysis of a short book written in 1967 that came to the conclusion that a world government was not feasible, and refutes that view using the Constitutional debates that fired up this country's best minds in 1789.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Converse, Raymond W.
World government.
New York : Algora Pub., ©2010
(DLC) 2009051525
(OCoLC)496159948
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond W Converse
ISBN: 9780875867649 0875867642
OCLC Number: 693780701
Description: 1 online resource (x, 181 pages)
Contents: Chapter 1. Is a General Peace and World Government Feasible?; Chapter 2. General Considerations Concerning Liberal Democracy; Chapter 3. What Form Should a World Government Take?; Chapter 4. Historical Considerations for the Use of Democratic Republican Principles; Chapter 5. A Sketch for a World Constitution; Chapter 6. The Federalist Papers and Arguments for and against the Establishment of a Unified Government; Chapter 7. How Much Power or Sovereignty Should Be Given to the World Government?; Chapter 8. The Constitutional Convention and the General Powers Granted to the World Government.
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Are we on the way to having a global government, and if so, should we embrace it? The work explores the feasibility of establishing a world government. It begins with an analysis of a short book written in 1967 that came to the conclusion that a world government was not feasible, and refutes that view using the Constitutional debates that fired up this country's best minds in 1789.

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