Globalization and Sovereignty

Beyond the Territorial Trap

Author: John Agnew

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1538105209

Category: Political Science

Page: 290

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This book offers a new way of thinking about sovereignty, both past and present. John Agnew challenges the widely accepted story that state sovereignty is in worldwide eclipse in the face of the overwhelming processes of globalization, offering a convincing framework that breaks with the either/or thinking of state sovereignty versus globalization.
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Globalization and Sovereignty

Rethinking Legality, Legitimacy, and Constitutionalism

Author: Jean L. Cohen

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521765854

Category: Law

Page: 442

View: 917

Examines the way in which globalisation has affected our thinking about sovereignty, human rights, law and legitimacy.
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States and Sovereignty in the Global Economy

Author: David A. Smith,Dorothy J. Solinger,Steven C. Topik

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134635087

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

View: 1896

Globalization and the role of the state are issues at the forefront of contemporary debates. With editors and contributors of outstanding academic repututation this exciting new book presents an unconventional and radical perspective. Revealing that states do still matter despite the vigour of international capital flows and the omnipresence of the global market, the chapters in this collection controversially highlight that how states matter Depends upon their differing roles in the global economy and geopolitical system.
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Caribbean Sovereignty, Development and Democracy in an Age of Globalization

Author: Linden Lewis

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136274324

Category: Political Science

Page: 258

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Many of the nations of the Caribbean that have become independent states have maintained as a central, organizing, nationalist principle the importance in the beliefs of the ideals of sovereignty, democracy, and development. Yet in recent years, political instability, the relative size of these nations, and the increasing economic vulnerabilities of the region have generated much popular and policy discussions over the attainability of these goals. The geo-political significance of the region, its growing importance as a major transshipment gateway for illegal drugs coming from Latin America to the United States, issues of national security, vulnerability to corruption, and increases in the level of violence and social disorder have all raised serious questions not only about the notions of sovereignty, democracy, and development but also about the long-term viability of these nations. This volume is intended to make a strategic intervention into the discourse on these important topics, but the importance of its contribution resides in its challenge to conventional wisdom on these matters, and the multidisciplinary approach it employs. Recognized experts in the field identify these concerns in the context of globalization, economic crises, and their impact on the Caribbean.
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Sovereignty and Globalisation

Are nations' political and economic sovereignty threatened by the forces of globalisation?

Author: Sebastian Plappert

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 3640663411

Category: Political Science

Page: 10

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Essay from the year 2007 in the subject Politics - International Politics - Topic: Globalization, Political Economics, grade: Distinction, Macquarie University, course: IRPG 849 International Political Economy, language: English, abstract: This paper argues that although globalisation alters the political and economical sovereignty of states, the concept of sovereign nations is far from being out of date. In order to support this thesis, arguments both for and against economic globalisation causing the dwindling of state sovereignty will be applied consecutively. Explanatory, special focus will be put on transnational corporations, global finance and international organisations as prominent economic features of globalisation. Emanating from a realist perspective, the paper will point out examples of how nations oppose unintended erosion of sovereignty.
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Das Globalisierungs-Paradox

die Demokratie und die Zukunft der Weltwirtschaft

Author: Dani Rodrik

Publisher: C.H.Beck

ISBN: 9783406613517


Page: 415

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Ein Plädoyer gegen Hyperglobalisierung und für eine gewisse demokratische Renationalisierung der Wirtschaftspolitik.
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Kritische Öffentlichkeiten - Öffentlichkeiten in der Kritik

Author: Kornelia Hahn,Andreas Langenohl

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3658149434

Category: Social Science

Page: 254

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Der Band plädiert für ein dynamisches Konzept von Öffentlichkeit. Dabei stellt sich die Frage, welchen wissenschaftlichen und politischen Orientierungswert eine normativ begründete Kategorie von ‚Öffentlichkeit‘ noch haben kann. Antworten darauf werden in den Beiträgen in einer Disziplinen übergreifenden Debatte unter Einbezug des gegenwärtigen Wandels von Kommunikations- und Medienpraktiken verhandelt.
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Globalization and Food Sovereignty

Global and Local Change in the New Politics of Food

Author: Peter Andrée,Jeffrey Ayres,Michael J. Bosia,Marie-Josée Massicotte

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 1442612282

Category: Political Science

Page: 376

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This collection examines expressions of food sovereignty ranging from the direct action tactics of La Vía Campesina in Brazil to the consumer activism of the Slow Food movement and the negotiating stances of states from the global South at WTO negotiations. With each case, the contributors explore how claiming food sovereignty allows individuals to challenge the power of global agribusiness and reject neoliberal market economics.
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Globalization and Popular Sovereignty

Democracy’s Transnational Dilemma

Author: Adam Lupel

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135969310

Category: Political Science

Page: 208

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This volume analyzes the impact of globalization on the concept of popular sovereignty and rethinks it for the transnational domain. It explores how popular sovereignty has historically determined the form of democratic citizenship and how democratic citizenship and legitimacy can be conceived in the transnational sphere in the absence of a global sovereign order. By inquiring into the new global context of popular sovereignty, the book seeks to better understand the emerging structures of global governance and their potential for democratic legitimacy. Lupel argues: That the challenges of globalization necessitate a rethinking of the concept of popular sovereignty beyond the domain of the nation-state That such a rethinking reveals a tension between the particularism of democratic legitimacy and the universalism of cosmopolitan politics Critical attention to the constitutive processes of global governance must become an integral part of democratic theory in the context of globalization; and a transnational model of popular sovereignty provides the best resources for this purpose. This book will be of interest to students and scholars of globalization, democratic theory and international relations theory.
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Globalization and Capitalist Geopolitics

Sovereignty and state power in a multipolar world

Author: Daniel Woodley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317755715

Category: Political Science

Page: 274

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Globalization and Capitalist Geopolitics is concerned with the nature of corporate power against the backdrop of the decline of the West and the struggle by non-western states to challenge and overcome domination of the rest of the world by the West. This book argues that although the US continues to preside over a quasi-imperial system of power based on global military preponderance and financial statecraft, and remains reluctant to recognize the realities global economic convergence, the age of imperial state hegemony is giving way to a new international order characterized by capitalist sovereignty and competition between regional and transnational concentrations of economic power. This title seeks to interrogate the structure of world order by examining leading approaches to globalization and political economy in international relations and international political economy. Breaking with the classical school, Woodley argues that geopolitics should be understood as a transnational strategic practice employed by powerful state actors, which mirrors predatory corporate rivalry for control over global resources and markets, reproducing the structural conditions for corporate power through the transnational state form of capital. In a period of increasing geopolitical insecurity and economic instability this title provides an authoritative yet accessible commentary on debates on capitalism and globalization in the wake of the financial crisis. It is valuable resource for students and scholars seeking to develop a deeper understanding of the historical determinants of the changing dynamics of neoliberal capitalism and their implications for world order.
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Will the Internet Fragment?

Sovereignty, Globalization and Cyberspace

Author: Milton Mueller

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1509501258

Category: Social Science

Page: 140

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The Internet has united the world as never before. But is it in danger of breaking apart? Cybersecurity, geopolitical tensions, and calls for data sovereignty have made many believe that the Internet is fragmenting. In this incisive new book, Milton Mueller argues that the “fragmentation” diagnosis misses the mark. The rhetoric of “fragmentation” camouflages the real issue: the attempt by governments to align information flows with their jurisdictional boundaries. The fragmentation debate is really a power struggle over the future of national sovereignty. It pits global governance and open access against the traditional territorial institutions of government. This conflict, the book argues, can only be resolved through radical institutional innovations. Will the Internet Fragment? is essential reading for students and scholars of media and communications, international relations, political science and STS, as well as anyone concerned about the quality of Internet governance.
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Indonesia in the New World

Globalisation, Nationalism and Sovereignty

Author: Arianto A. Patunru,Mari Pangestu,M Chatib Basri

Publisher: ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute

ISBN: 9814818224

Category: Political Science

Page: 356

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Globalisation is more complex than ever. The effects of the global financial crisis and increased inequality have spurred anti-globalisation sentiment in many countries and encouraged the adoption of populist and inward-looking policies. This has led to some surprising results: Duterte, Brexit and Trump, to name a few. In Indonesia, the disappointment with globalisation has led to rising protectionism, a rejection of foreign interference in the name of nationalism, and economic policies dominated by calls for self-sufficiency. Meanwhile, human trafficking and the abuse of migrant workers show the dark side of globalisation. In this volume, leading experts explore key issues around globalisation, nationalism and sovereignty in Indonesia. Topics include the history of Indonesia’s engagement with the world, Indonesia’s stance on the South China Sea and the re-emergence of nationalism. The book also examines the impact of globalisation on poverty and inequality, labour markets and people, especially women.
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Sovereignty under Siege?

Globalization and New Zealand

Author: Chris Rudd

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351898906

Category: Political Science

Page: 255

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This collection of invaluable essays explores, analyzes and critically evaluates the interaction between globalization and New Zealand sovereignty. The volume is the first to seriously address this subject in a systematic fashion. It pursues three interrelated lines of enquiry: the impact of globalization on the policy making machinery of the New Zealand state; the development of New Zealand political culture, including its sense of national identity; during the globalization era; and New Zealand's role on the international stage in a globalizing world. The book reveals the paradoxes of New Zealand's encounter with globalization. It will provide essential reading for specialists of globalization and for general readers interested in the complex national experience of New Zealand.
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Die neue Weltordnung

Author: Michael Hardt,Antonio Negri

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593372304

Category: Political Science

Page: 461

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Nach einem Vierteljahrhundert politischer Theoriemüdigkeit haben Hardt und Negri mit ihrer brillanten, provokanten und heiß diskutierten Analyse des postmodernen Kapitalismus im Zeitalter der Globalisierung das Denken wieder in Bewegung gebracht. Der Hoffnung auf die politische Gestaltbarkeit einer neuen, gerechteren Weltordnung haben sie damit ein anspruchsvolles theoretisches Fundament gegeben. "Eine grandiose Gesellschaftsanalyse, die unser Unbehagen bündelt und ihm eine Richtung gibt, für die in der Geschichte der Philosophie das Wort vom 'guten Leben' steht." Die Zeit "Das Jahrzehnt linker Melancholie ist vorüber." Neue Zürcher Zeitung
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Globalization Unplugged

Sovereignty and the Canadian State in the Twenty-first Century

Author: Peter Urmetzer

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 0802037992

Category: Political Science

Page: 232

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The debate over economic globalization has reached a fever pitch in the past decade and a half with Western governments and multinational corporations trumpeting its virtues and a multitude of activists and developing-world citizens vociferously denouncing it. Both sides would agree that globalization is a recent development that is changing the way people and nations do business, but in Globalization Unplugged, Peter Urmetzer questions whether national economies are losing their sovereignty and whether the topic of globalization merits as much discussion as it receives. Urmetzer's focus is specifically on Canada and he demonstrates that current levels of trade are not unprecedented and, further, that as the economy becomes more service oriented, it will also become less trade dependent. He points out that only a relatively small percentage of Canada's wealth is owned by foreign investors and likewise, only a small portion of the country's wealth is located outside of its borders. Disputing claims that the nation-state is weakening or disappearing altogether, Urmetzer shows how the welfare-state side of government spending - conveniently ignored in the anti-globalization literature yet arguably the most significant development in the political economy of the nation-state in the twentieth century - remains remarkable stable. Written with precision and skill, Globalization Unplugged will spark controversy on both sides of the globalization debate and help deflate the rhetoric of both advocates and detractors.
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Africa and the New Globalization

Author: Dr George Klay Kieh Jr

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 1409498425

Category: Political Science

Page: 206

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Globalization is not a new phenomenon in the international system. However, the various phases of globalization have had divergent scopes, actors, dimensions and dynamics – that is, each of the phases of globalization can be differentiated according to these terms. Against this background, this book focuses on the 'new globalization', a phase that emerged when the Cold War ended and which is, significantly, the most expansive and technologically advanced of all the phases of globalization. The contributors identify and discuss many of the frontier issues in Africa that are being impacted by the dynamics of this new globalization – debt, human rights, development, state sovereignty, the environment, and the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The volume will hold particular interest for students, scholars and researchers of African and development politics.
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Globalistics and Globalization Studies

Author: Leonid Grinin,Ilya Ilyin,Andrey Korotayev

Publisher: ООО "Издательство "Учитель"

ISBN: 5705731671


Page: 400

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Today globalization can be treated as the most important global process. It is a multi-faceted phenomenon and in every country it has its own image. One can get a truly objective picture of the rapidly changing and integrating world only through a synthesis of all those particular visions. In the present anthology one can find perceptions of globalization by a number of famous scholars from different countries of the world (Ervin Laszlo, Roland Robertson, Shmuel N. Eisenstadt, Randall Collins, Christopher Chase-Dunn, William Thompson and others), but one can also get to know rather peculiar visions of globalization by the Russian scientists. The volume is entitled Globalistics and Globalization Studies. Globalistics may be regarded as a sort of systemic and more or less integrated ‘core’ within Global Studies. The anthology consists of four parts presenting a wide range of views on the meaning of the contemporary epoch, the past and the future of some important global processes. Part 1. Historical Dimension. Part 2. Globalistics, Global Studies and Models. Part 3. Trends, Risks, and Problems. Part 4. Perspectives and the New World Order.
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Globalization and the Changing Role of the State

Author: Rumki Basu

Publisher: Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd

ISBN: 9781932705799

Category: Political Science

Page: 297

View: 8453

Contributed seminar papers presented at national seminar, held on 4th-6th Dec., 2007, Dept. of Political Science, Jamia Millia Islamia.
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Ein Essay

Author: Ivan Krastev

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3518752189

Category: Political Science

Page: 143

View: 703

Nach 1989 waren Landkarten plötzlich nicht länger in Mode. Die Grenzen sollten geöffnet werden für Menschen, Güter, Kapital und Ideen. An die Stelle der alten Karten traten Graphiken, welche die ökonomische Verflechtung innerhalb der EU illustrierten. Heute erleben wir einen ideologischen Gezeitenwechsel: Wo die Mehrheit der Europäer noch vor einigen Jahren optimistisch auf die Globalisierung blickte, empfinden sie Migration und die Rückkehr der Geopolitik als Quelle der Unsicherheit. Ivan Krastev untersucht die Ursachen für diesen Wandel und erörtert, welche Formen die europäische Desintegration annehmen könnte. Ein Zerfall der EU, so Krastev, wäre eine Tragödie, die den Kontinent zu internationaler Bedeutungslosigkeit verurteilen würde.
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