This page offers links to online articles that should be of use to researchers and students seeking a general introduction to the world government literature and related social movements.
Comprehensive Background Articles
(all are free to view)
1) Luis Cabrera (2014) “All for One: World Government is Back, in Geopolitics and in the Academy, But What Does the Future Hold for It?” Aeon Magazine. http://aeon.co/magazine/world-views/will-a-world-government-work/
2) Catherine Lu (2012) “World Government,” Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/world-government/
3) Campbell Craig (2008) “The Resurgent Idea of World Government,” Ethics & International Affairs 22(2): 133–142. http://www.oneworlduv.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/ow_ccraig_ethicsintl_affairs.pdf
4) Luis Cabrera (2010) “World Government: Renewed Debate, Persistent Challenges,” European Journal of International Relations 16(3): 511-30. Available here.
5) Wikipedia’s world government entry, with some notable omissions, but also some good information and useful citations from the literature.
1) Matt Novak (2013) “One World Government and the War of Tomorrow,” Smithsonian. http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/one-world-government-and-the-war-of-tomorrow-19943528/?no-ist
2) Jonathan Kuyper (2015) “Global Democracy,” Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/global-democracy/