Unformatted text preview: or the UK (See Chirot, 1986:71-3). It is obvious, however, that using the nation-state as society is flawed when one looks at multi cultural nation-states like Lebanon or stateless societies like Palestine. The World-System Some people consider the world as society. With the aid of technological advances in communication and transportation, the world has become more integrated. What happens between nation-states is more the business of the world community now that it once was. Example: The nuclear power plant in the Ukraine, Oil and Kuwait, WTO, GATT, NAFTA...
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