09-02-09 - New Forces and Old Approaches Evolution of state...

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New Forces and Old Approaches - Evolution of state system and state sovereignty o 30 years war leading to the Peace of Westphalia - New force: constituted by seemingly recent economic, social, military, political actors, or trends within global politics that potentially raise questions about three aspects of international relations o 1: centrality of the state as the dominant institutional form or organizational entity in the international arena o 2: location and the sanctity of the line between international and domestic politics o 3: nationalism as the main focal point for identity relations, creating new identities that are decoupled with the territorial state - Broad parameters of international political theory o Clear distinction between what takes place inside a state and outside Was this distinction ever accurate to describe what actually takes place? Especially in light of recent events, is distinction breached? -
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