Nation States: Organizational Hierarchies or Networks?

Last semester, during a seminar at Goethe Universit├Ąt on Geographies of Violence: state, space and power relations in Latin America, the idea of "Nation States as institutional hierarchies" was fiercily challenged by the idea of "Nation States as networks". The "network party", as Anne-Marie Slaughter calls it (2014: pp. 59), is a paradigm change for …