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Journal of Contemporary Politics


Journal of Contemporary Politics

Year: 2022, Volume: 1, Issue: 1, Pages: 1-5

Original Article

Will Nation-state Survive?: A Narrative on its Decline, Essentiality and Alternatives

Received Date:16 July 2022, Accepted Date:22 August 2022, Published Date:19 September 2022


The debate over whether nation-states are a recent development or a long-standing phenomenon, as well as whether to prioritise the nation or the state when analysing nation-states, has recently taken on a lot of significance. This has sparked discussion on whether the idea itself is a part of the liberal agenda, a project to homogenise the nation at the expense of many cultural practises, or is just a phenomenon that is deeply troubled. There are arguments that attempt to portray the nation-state as vanishing in the midst of globalisation, yet many continue to support its relevance by putting up alternative models.

Keywords: Globalization; McDonaldization; Clash of Civilization; Dialogue among nations


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