World Polity Matters

@article{Li2016WorldPM,
  title={World Polity Matters},
  author={X. Li and A. Hicks},
  journal={American Sociological Review},
  year={2016},
  volume={81},
  pages={596 - 607}
}
  • X. Li, A. Hicks
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • American Sociological Review
  • Did the nation-state spread due to global diffusion? Wimmer and Feinstein’s 2010 ASR article concludes that there are no “world polity” influences on the rise of the nation-state; rather, the spread of the nation-state was driven by proximate and contextual political factors situated at the local and regional levels, in line with historical institutionalist arguments. Here, after arguing that Wimmer and Feinstein misspecify the historical domain of the world polity theory, we reanalyze their… CONTINUE READING
    5 Citations

    Figures and Tables from this paper.

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 16 REFERENCES