THE NATION STATE IN THE FACE OF THE PROCESS OF GLOBALIZATION AND INTEGRATION
The issue of the nation-state in the face of the process of globalization and integration is another matter of an ongoing discussion on this topic in science. The main thesis of the article is related to the crucial problems, i.e. the sociological traits of the nation-state, many aspects of globalization, new subjects which matter in the process of globalization beyond the nation-state. It is also important to present predictions of the progress of globalization and integration.
The problem of globalization has become an important issue in the face of competition between nation-states and corporations, which often have higher budgets than the states have. The article also addresses the question of integration, with particular emphasis on the European integration and the integration of conflict ideas, known as Europe of Homelands and the United States of Europe.