Does Global Democracy Require a World State?

  title={Does Global Democracy Require a World State?},
  author={Eva Erman},
  journal={Philosophical Papers},
  pages={123 - 153}
  • Eva Erman
  • Published 2 January 2019
  • Political Science
  • Philosophical Papers
Abstract The question of whether global democracy requires a world state has with few exceptions been answered with an unequivocal ‘No’. A world state, it is typically argued, is neither feasible nor desirable. Instead, different forms of global governance arrangements have been suggested, involving non-hierarchical and multilayered models with dispersed authority. The overall aim of this paper is to addresses the question of whether global democracy requires a world state, adopting a so-called… 
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