The Obsolete International System

  • Per A. Hammarlund
Part of the The Palgrave Macmillan History of International Thought book series (PMHIT)


This chapter analyzes Cobden, Mitrany, and Ohmae’s empirical claims about the nation-state in its international role and context. The purpose is to expose the main weaknesses in our three thinkers’ accounts of the decline of the nation-state by investigating what they claim they are actually witnessing in the international arena.


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