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Links and Resources on Nations and States


Nations & States:

This page provides an extensive bibliography and external resources on Nations and States, including links to NGOs, government, and the UN.

Links and Resources

What is a State?


Statehood and Sovereignty



T. Alexander Aleinikoff and Douglas Klusmeyer (eds.): From Migrants to Citizens: Membership in a Changing World
(Washington, DC, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2000)

T. Alexander Aleinikoff and Douglas Klusmeyer (eds.): Citizenship Today: Global Perspectives and Practices
(Washington, DC, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2001)

Benedict Anderson: Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism (London, Verso Press, 1983)

John A. Armstrong: Nations Before Nationalism (Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 1982)

Ernest Gellner: Nations and Nationalism (Ithaca, Cornell University Press, 1983)

Karl Deutsch, Nationalism and Social Communication (New York, 1959)

Eric Hobsbawm, Nations and Nationalism since 1780 (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1990)

Hans Kohn, The Idea of Nationalism (New York, 1944)

Kenichi Ohmae, The End of the Nation State: the rise of regional economies (New York, Free Press, 1995)

Saskia Sassen, Globalization and Its Discontents (New York, New Press, 1998)

Hugh Seton-Watson, Nations and States (Boulder, Westview, 1977)

Anthony Smith, The Ethnic Origins of Nations (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1986)

Susan Strange, The Retreat of the State: the diffusion of power in the world economy (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1996)

World Bank, The State in a Changing World (World Development Report, 1997)(Washington, World Bank, 1997)


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