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Date Created: 04/17/16
April 11, 2016 Midterm 3 April 13, 2016 Globalization ● Globalization is phenomenon than be measuredcreate an Index of Globalization ● Huntington's “The Clash of Civilizaivilizations are fighting each other ○ Can see terrorism as this ○ There is a difficulty on measuring state power because things change ● Fukuyama’s “The End of History” and “The Last Maimage of international system dominated by free market and liberal democracy\ ● Globalization is NOT an even game ○ Depends on money each has ○ Though titles seem to be saying same thing, the books showed opposite images (violence and peace) ● America paid tribute/embraced globalization ut without knowing much about it ○ Nations have to deal with problems that rose ● Questions to ask: ○ Will globalization spread global crisis? ○ Will regionalism be undermining globalization? ○ Will it promise rise of global culture? ● Globalization hanot produced a global counterculture ○ USA seems to dominate butthere could be a counter counterculture ○ Could a backlash to Western culture ● Globalization meanmore competitive way of life with unexpected and severe consequences ○ Might revolve around USA vs China ○ Made ALL nations vulnerable ● Globalization has been institutionaTO, World Trade Organizations ○ The world economic forum: Davos meetinin Switzerland, once a year with world leaders in economic meeting ● Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Peking and Shanghai abest place to find readership for book in english because elite class is a result of globalization ○ Read books in english on how world runs ● Does globalization end isolatook at Iran, Cuba and Oman ○ Caster wanted to keep Cuba isolated but couldn’t ○ Iran wanted to get people to come but showed problems in nation ○ No selfisolation of states ■ European nations couldn’t close border to refugees ● Show selfcontradiction in nations ○ States can be good in some areas and bad in others ○ Can’t hide defects ● Future of globalization depend on: ○ How strong nationalism is ○ How satisfied is middle class with economic impact ○ What new talent arises ○ What extent will America shape course of globalization ● Search for talent will intenalent can come from anywhere (attract worldwide attention) ● Comparison between SA and China ○ Nationalism: ■ USA: patriotism, one nation with different ethnicities ■ China:HanAsian ○ Democracy: ■ USA: Constitution, separation of powers participatory ■ China:Authoritarian ○ Politics: ■ USA: society controls state ■ China:tate controls society ○ State: ■ USA: federalism ■ China:neparty system (CCP) ○ Foreign discussion: ■ USA: open discussion, alliances, doctrines, grand strategy ■ China:ntipower’s hegemonppose presence of another nation ○ Defense Policy: ■ USA: nuclearconventional, antiterrorism ■ China:reunification and territorialget Taiwan back, make islands) ○ Religion: ■ USA: enominationalism ■ China:confucian and ethical principal, religious minorities ○ Economy: ■ USA: private sector, stateregulation ■ China:command economy and high growth ○ Future: ■ USA: lead or decline in world ■ China:impact of development (meet expectations vs disappointment)
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