That "S" Word: Sovereignty, and Globalization, and Human Rights, Et Cetera
Citation: Louis Henkin That "S" Word: Sovereignty, and Globalization, and Human Rights, Et Cetera.
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Argues state sovereignty was inappropriately extended from the notion of a sovereign within a country (eg a king) and that prior to WWII it primarily meant that a country could run its affairs within its borders as it liked. Hitler changed that, and post-WWII trends that limit state sovereignty have included making war illegal, human rights, and international cooperation. However the pre-WWII version continually raises its head, particularly in response to new trends around the international market, cyberspace, and globalization. Advocates for reforming the state system to support human rights globally.