Beyond Global Governance: Prospects for Global Government by James A. Yunker

By James A. Yunker

In those ground-breaking essays, James A. Yunker concerns a strong problem to standard pondering on global govt. in response to an cutting edge plan for a restricted global govt tentatively specific the “Federal Union of Democratic Nations,” this booklet envisions a sound international executive a quantum bounce past the United international locations of this present day. The Federal Union proposed could function less than a few key restraints, equivalent to a twin vote casting method on the earth legislature, and key reserved rights of the member international locations: to withdraw from the Federal Union at their very own unilateral discretion, and to take care of autonomous keep an eye on over no matter what army forces they suppose are essential to their nationwide defense. Yunker demonstrates how those restraints could reduce the prospect that the realm executive might lead to such hostile results as international tyranny, bureaucratic overload, or cultural homogenization.

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