The Post Globalization Understanding of Concept of Sovereignty

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Kiran Sami Memon
Aslam parvez Memon


The present scenario of a globalized world is defined on the basis of sharing of powers amongst various kinds of actors. This sharing of power challenges the traditional concept of sovereignty and affects the power of state in different realms. Traditionally the concept of power is attached with the nation-state as its legitimate use, but after the inception of globalization institutions of various kinds now possess the authority to interfere into the business of state. The main difference between state and other institutions is that nation-state possesses sovereignty. It is the sovereignty which makes nation-state distinct from other institutions. The concept of sovereignty is also affected from the changes of a global world. The article attempts to review the transformations emerging in the form of sovereign power of nation-state as a response to conceptional change in global politics

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