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Republics

  • By: Marcella Bush Trevino
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Republics are one of the major forms of political organization in the global nation-state system. A republic is a political state that lacks a clear consensus definition. Key figures in the philosophical development of republicanism include Aristotle, John Locke, Baron ...

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