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Unformatted text preview: Richard P. Appelbaum, Instructor INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL STUDIES: POLITICS AND ECONOMICS Global 2 Corporate Internationalism and the Future of Democracy MUSIC FOR GLOBAL 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4eePiRA Christian Pasquel, Democracy Is…. (Nepal) Government vs. Governance Government: legitimate use of violence within a territory (power based on legitimacy and force) Governance : “managing the system;” the ordering of power without an overarching formal system of government international organizations , which, together, organize and manage relations between economies and countries – may be global or regional examples: WTO, UN, G-8, ILO, NAFTA complex: diverse agencies with overlapping jurisdiction differing resources and competencies, depending on the agency and the issue Nation-States Originated with the Rise of Industrial Capitalism (review) NATION-STATE: a single people who have a common cultural identity (“nation”), governed by a political authority they regard as legitimate (“state”) nation: a people who have a common symbolic identity that is based in a shared culture, as reflected in a the same history, language, ethnicity, and religion state: a political apparatus possessing a legitimate (“rightful”) monopoly over the use of force within its territory – e.g., a government NATIONAL STATE: a relatively modern form of governance in which people of diverse cultural identities are subject to a single government they regard as legitimate (Charles Tilly) The Peace of Westphalia (1648) The Bastille July 14, 1789 What Does It take To Be a Modern Nation-State? national sovereignty: government claims complete and final authority over its population (control/authority) system of law, backed by the threat of force (against domestic & foreign threats) citizenship: obligations: taxes, military service, participation rights and privileges: civil, social, and political rights national economy (control over economy, including currency) culture: language, symbols, shared values, etc. Yet today, are nation-states in decline? nation-states are a bother to the free flow of business -- borders just get in the way are they losing their ability to regulate national economies and provide for social welfare? are the world’s 180+ nation-states fated to disappear? Will there be some other form of governance in your lifetimes? 1. National Defense: Changing role – from external warfare to internal security 2. National Economy: weakening controls 3. National State: decline of state role in providing for social welfare Is State Authority Declining? the new warfare: no longer wars of expansionism, protection against...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course GLOBAL 1 taught by Professor Gunn during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

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