INR Notes 9-22-2008

INR Notes 9-22-2008 - INR2001- 9/22/08 The Post-Cold War...

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INR2001- 9/22/08 The Post-Cold War World A New World Order? Globalization? What is Globalization? “Globalization as a concept signals change or transformation from humankind’s preoccupation with territoriality and the state-centrism that have served as the foundation of economic, political, and social life to supranational and subnational concerns and activities.” “Globalization refers to expressions, influences, forces, processes and structures; indeed any technological, psychological, social, economic [environmental, health-related] or political development that fosters the expansion of interests or practices beyond established boundaries are sources and expressions of the processes of globalization…” James N. Rosenau (paraphrased) Units within the system (increasingly wide dispersal of influence) >200 states Tens of thousands of TNCs (Kegley informs there are 77,175) Intergovernmental/supranational organizations 1909: 37 1960: 154 2007: 246, probably an additional 7,000 “hybrid” organizations
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2011 for the course INR 2001 taught by Professor Richard during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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INR Notes 9-22-2008 - INR2001- 9/22/08 The Post-Cold War...

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