Veronica Ronchi Franco Farinelli

Birth of a Nation?

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The new nation described in the article is South Sudan. In the Western world, shaken by the global crisis, the old centralized state does not seem to be working. Elsewhere, things are different, and seem to confirm Sassen's view that the National State plays a strategic role in the globalization process. A denationalized state that paradoxically transforms the objectives of its institutions in transnational goals.


  • South Sudan
  • National State


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