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"A Crisis Of The State? The End Of The Post-Westphalian Model" by Carlo Bordoni - Social Europe 2013-02-13 | offene Ablage: nothing to hide

"A Crisis Of The State? The End Of The Post-Westphalian Model" by Carlo Bordoni - Social Europe 2013-02-13 | offene Ablage: nothing to hide | oAnth's day by day interests - via its scoop.it contacts | Scoop.it

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Based on the principle of limited sovereignty, the post-Westphalian model recognises in the modern state absolute and indivisible sovereignty over its territory and ownership in international relations, of which it is the sole subject.

If for a long time the state and nation have been able to live together, united on a historical and legal level by the insolubility of the fundamental principles that modernity assured, it was thanks to the agreements made in the Treaties of Westphalia, at the end of the long religious war, that had shattered Europe for thirty years. Since then, modern states, in the form that we have known for centuries, have standardised the so-called “post-Westphalian model”, which sets down the rules of universal stability and recognises the full sovereignty of a state within its own borders.

 

In the third millennium, it is the very post-Westphalian model that enters into crisis, dragging with it the crisis of the modern state, which is determined not only by the opening of borders, but by the inability demonstrated in maintaining its commitments to its citizens. In this phase, it is the “internal” boundaries that create problems. Security, defence of privilege, identity, recognition and cultural traditions, which once coincided with the boundaries of the post-Westphalian state, are now altered, uncertain, liquid. They are no longer reliable.

 

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to read more - source URL: http://www.social-europe.eu/2013/02/a-crisis-of-the-state-the-end-of-post-westphalian-model

 

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De quoi est faite l’idée de peuple ?

De quoi est faite l’idée de peuple ? | oAnth's day by day interests - via its scoop.it contacts | Scoop.it
Un ouvrage foisonnant, à l'érudition exemplaire, qui constitue une contribution décisive à notre compréhension du concept de peuple.

Via Fabrice Guillaumie, Brice Fauche
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