Essays Tagged: "Peace of Westphalia"

Are States the Most Important Actors in World Politics?

In 1648 the Peace of Westphalia effectively ended the rule of the Roman Catholic Church replacing it with a syst ... states in Europe and allows them to cooperate on many global issues. The EU represents a desire for peace and cooperation among sovereign European states. With increased cooperation and growth, this r ... the full WTO membership.` (Smith and Moran 2001, p.69). WTO has also been accused in violating the Peace of Westphalia nonintervention norm. For many states in the Global South WTOs authority comes i ...

(10 pages) 95 1 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

What is the impact of globalization on the sovereignty and autonomy of the nation-state?

em of states commonly known as the 'Westphalian system' (due to it's origins in the signing of the 'Peace of Westphalia' treaty (1648), when Europe's monarchs all agreed to recognize each other's righ ... the World Health Organization (WHO), including Non Governmental Organizations (NGO's) such as Greenpeace and the World wildlife fund. These organizations have been created to deal with matters that t ...

(6 pages) 160 0 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

"Actions Have Consequences"

0-1635), and the French phase (1635-1648). At the end of the Thirty Years War, there was no winner. Peace was achieved through the Peace of Westphalia, a treaty that provided a turning point in Europe ... Thirty Years War marked major political, social, economic, and religious consequences in Europe.The Peace of Westphalia helped mark some political consequences. It recognized the sole, independent aut ...

(4 pages) 27 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Effects of The Thirty Years War

ost important and bloodiest of the religious wars. An uneasy truce had existed in Germany since the Peace of Augsburg in 1555. This agreement allowed Lutheran and Catholic rulers to determine the reli ... re gain¬ing conversions and territory in violation of the settlement. Lutherans feared that the Peace of Augsburg would be undermined by Calvinist and Catholic gains. In the early seventeenth cent ...

(5 pages) 37 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Economic Aspect of Sovereignty

rs (Hatch: "Introduction to PoliticalAnalysis").4 Supposedly, this was the principle underlying the Peace of Westphalia, which ended theThirtyYearsWarin1648.(J.Quiggin,SovereigntyDefinitions:http://ww ...

(13 pages) 39 2 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Treaty Of Westalphia and The Nation State

od. Modern Europe emerged from the convulsions of the 30 Years war in 1648 with the signing of the "Peace of Westphalia" (Moeller 1986, p72, 73).� The principles of international order that eme ... .� The principles of international order that emerged in Europe after the conclusion of this peace treaty have become the foundation of the modern international system (Moeller 1986, p72, 73).& ...

(8 pages) 20 0 4.3 Jun/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Essential elements of contemporary diplomacy

lations between states and other entities with standing in world politics by official agents and by peaceful means'.[2: Jeremy Black, A history of Diplomacy,2008]It is said that the practice of diplom ... ments and whatever its particular designation.' [6: G R Berridge Diplomacy, theory and practice]The Peace of Westphalia of 1648 is seen as the key event that initiated a new system of political order ...

(10 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science