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Great empires, small nations : the uncertain future of the sovereign state

Author: Josep Maria Colomer
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Colomer's book is a stimulating read, certainly for anyone willing to entertain nonconventional observations that hold up well in what is happening in the world. His most important argument is that global public services, such as security, a trading system, an international monetary regime, and communication networks provided by large democratic entities such as the United States and the European Union provide  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Josep Maria Colomer
ISBN: 0415437741 041543775X 0203946049 9780415437745 9780415437752 9780203946046
OCLC Number: 85623005
Description: xiii, 114 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Large empires --
Sovereign states --
Small nations --
Nation building and deconstructing --
Military alliances --
Market agreements --
Linguas francas --
Small democracies --
Unity in diversity --
Self-government a la carte --
A case of a failing nation-state --
Multilevel democracy --
After sovereignties.
Responsibility: Josep M. Colomer.
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