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Moreover, a modern nation-state has a defined territory. Lastly, a modern nation-state has a population that shares national individuality or customs.
An example of such a nation is Brittany in northern France, since it is a faction of a populace that is tightly knit and shares a familiar culture. It is superior compared to a distinct community that shares a familiar language, account, institute, and creed. Consequently, it does not have physical borders that separate them.
A state can also be referred to as a country. An example of such a state is Argentina, which connotes a political entity that is self-governing. It has a permanent population and a government association with other states. It is as a result of people with a nation having a State or country.
An exemplar of a nation-state is the United Kingdom. It is a unitary state that was formed as a result of two kingdoms that include kingdom of England and the kingdom of Scotland. UK is perceived as a ‘country within a country’ by the British government.
USA is a perfect exemplar of a nation state. Though it is a multicultural society, it is regarded as a nation-state due to the existence of the shared American "culture." It has a territory that is composed of all the states; it also has a regime and sovereignty. The sovereignty is implemented and observed in the interaction between local state and federal laws that are formed to govern the discrete territories. USA has a well-managed geographical territory that is fixed and defined, for example, the borders amid Mexico and Canada. It uses its federal laws to govern a large portion of land that surrounds the borders. States in America have their policies that determine a person that enters, stays, or is denied entry. Moreover, USA has foreign policies such as immigration policies with Mexico and support to Israel and also policies that protect and guide the country and its inhabitants.
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MODERN INSTITUTIONS-NATION STATE Characteristics of Nation States An example of a nation is that of the Quebecois of the Quebec province of Canada. This is because it has an official language (French), and a culture distinct from the rest of Canada. (www.
This has led to the emergence and growth of several transnational corporations, especially after the World War II (Ietto-Gillies, 2012), that have now become some of the influential non-state global economic actors (Madeley, 1999; Nowrot, 2011). A transnational corporation (TNC) is a large business organization that operates in more than one country at the same time (Madeley, 1999, p.1; Ward, 2003).
This paper addresses issues related to nation-state and transnational entities. The paper also looks into various characteristics of a modern nation-state as well as examples of a Nation, State and Nation-state. Attributes of the United States that make it a modern nation state also form the basis of discussion in this paper.
According to the report the numerous conflicts that have happened since, perhaps the advent of globalisation poses a completely different challenge. Many feared that nation-states will be a thing of the past, and that these would be emasculated as their national sovereignty is gradually diminished by the new order of things as brought about by globalisation.
Smith and his colleagues continue that the unprecedented volume and velocity of international flows of trade, investment, information, cultural exchanges, and human migrations are creating a new, more tightly integrated, world and one that seems to be in the throes of some fundamental structuring (Smith et al.
According to the report a nation is a group of people that is tightly-knit and which shares a common culture. It is larger compared to a single community or tribe, that share a common language, history, institutions, and religion. By this definition therefore, a nation does not necessarily need to have physical borders.An example of a nation is Japan.
Language is a significant element that defines different nations. The available resources in a given territory also define a given nation in the context of survival. Various nations exist in different settings