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Sovereignty

Absolute and unlimited power and authority

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Nation state

Autonomous political community held together by citizenship and nationality.

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Non-state actors

Participants in international relations with significant power and influence, which are not states.

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Globalisation

Emergence of a complex web of interconnectedness in many forms.

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Economic globalisation

Growing economic integration and interdependence of economies through intensified cross-border movement of goods, services, technologies and capital.

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Political Globalisation

Growing importance of international organisations.

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Cultural Globalisation

Growing transmission of ideas, meanings and values around the world.

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Homogenisation and monoculture

Coming together of global cultures and development of a single, homogeneous culture without diversity of dissension.

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World Government

Idea of a common political authority with legislative and executive power over states.

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Global Governance

Broad and complex process of decision making at a global level.

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What is a state?

A state is a territorially based political unit.

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What are the four key features of a state?

`1. A stable population
2. An effective govt
3. A legally defined territory
4. The ability to enter relations with other states, requires recognition by other states.

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What is a nation?

A nation is A community of people who are united together by shared values and traditions.

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What is a nation state?

nation-state is an autonomous political community held together by citizenship and nationality. Comprises elements of a state as a territorially based unit and a nation, which is a community of people held together by shared values and traditions.