International Cooperation Among States in Globalized Era: The Decline of State Sovereignty

- Koesrianti

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15742/ilrev.v3n3.41

Abstract


This article discusses the national sovereignty and regionalism in the context of the membership of a state into regional economic organisations. It concludes that in nowadays-shrinking world the traditional concept of sovereignty is less relevant since states have suffered a loss in their sovereignty. It found that member states of regional economic organisations have to cede a degree of sovereignty, such as in the EU. This phenomenon however is not the case for NAFTA and AFTA.

Keywords


sovereignty; regional economic organisation; EU; NAFTA; AFTA



ISSN: 2356-2129