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The Extinction of Nation-States

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L. Ali KhanProfessor of Law, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, USA

ISBN13: 9789041101983
ISBN: 9041101985
Published: July 1998
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Format: Hardback
Price: £176.00

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This work explores whether the nation-state is a useful concept under contemporary international law. It begins with an analysis of Grotius' work, ""The Law of War and Peace"", tracing the historical development of the nation-state. It then argues that, due to increased interdependence among the peoples of the world, the nation state has become dysfunctional in serving the needs of global life. Emphasizing a world without borders, the book offers the concept of the Free State that allows the free movement of goods, services, capital, information and the peoples of the world.;This book is intended for international legal scholars, diplomats, policy-makers and foreign-affairs experts.

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Part One Advent of the nation-state: historical formation of the soverign state; competing conceptions of sovereignty; prime attributes of the state. Part Two Weakening of the nation-state: state as defective association; the impact of international enmeshment; the example of European Union. Part Three The emerging free state: the concept of free state; the evolution of free state.