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Emerging Forms of Transnational Community

Emerging Forms of Transnational Community
By Bernard Mennis and Karl P. Sauvant
240 pp, Lexington Books, 1976
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The Web of World Politics: Nonstate Actors in the Global System

The Web of World Politics: Nonstate Actors in the Global System
By Richard W. Mansbach, Yale H. Ferguson, and Donald E. Lampert
326 pp, Prentice-Hall, 1976
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Mennis and Sauvant analyze the role of transnational business enterprises in regional integration, especially in Europe. Mansbach and others cover the activities of a wider range of "nonstate" entities (such as terrorist groups, labor organizations, individual newspapers). Both books use substantial and sometimes new data to support their interpretations; both are readable and more daring than most quantitative studies.