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Unformatted text preview: • Cultures use Western ideas, but make them their own • State is still primary actor in IR • Sovereignty is still essential • State power still basis of IGOs • States still try to control trade • States are still protectionist • Structure of national economies still important (states still have safety nets) How does globalization decrease or increase conflict? Decrease • IGOs utilize mediation • IGOs promote cooperation • Interdependency • Global identity (sympathy/awareness of interconnectedness) Increase • Outsourcing (domestic conflict) • Blacklash to globalization (anti-globalization movement) • Privatization How does globalization help UD states/hurt UD states? Hurt • D states have incentives to continue unequal relationship Help • Aid for development • Learning curve for UD • Rise of NIC’s • Global poverty overall is at an all-time low...
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- Spring '06
- Globalization, Environmental Degradation, bird flu, globalization help UD, Blacklash