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Introduction

  • Bill JordanEmail author
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Abstract

The collective life of human beings has alternated between periods of enlargement in units (from tribes to empires and federations) to fragmentation. At a local level, the recent history has been the substitution of private collective services for state-run ones. Now the new era of globalisation and automation has brought problems in the maintenance of collective institutions of all kinds.

Keywords

Automation Globalisation Human collectives 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ExeterUK

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