AP Comparative Topics 5 & 6 Political Institutions Public Policy 1. Evaluate the dichotomy of globalization and fragmentation. Which way do you think the world is trending right now? Provide examples. Globalization is the process in which countries become more interconnected and Fragmentation in which countries split up and separate from each others. In general, I think the world is moving more towards Fragmentation because us separation within the last 100 years. For example, the breaking up of the USSR, Great Britain leaving the EU, the separation of certain nations such as Vietnam, Sudan, etc. 2. There was a world before nation-states and there will be a world after nation-states (I hope!). Is the post nation- state world more likely global or fragmented? Explain your position. I think in a world after nation-states that the world is more likely to be global. To exist without these states we will have to work closer and better with one another and thus globalization. Also I believe that the farther in the future we exist the more
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