Politics and Globalization

Post on 07-Oct-2015

3 views

Category:

Documents

0 download

DESCRIPTION

POLITICS AND GLOBALIZATION POLITICS AND GLOBALIZATION REPORTERS: CEDRON, SHIELA G. QUERIDO, MICHAEL T. GLOBALIZATION Is the process through which an increasingly free flow…

TRANSCRIPT

POLITICS AND GLOBALIZATION POLITICS AND GLOBALIZATION REPORTERS: CEDRON, SHIELA G. QUERIDO, MICHAEL T. GLOBALIZATION Is the process through which an increasingly free flow of ideas, people, goods, services, technology and capital leads to the integration of economies and societies at a speed unprecedented in effect and outcomes. COLD WAR Is the conflict between the United States and the USSR. It has its own perspective of the globe; the world was divided into the socialist block and the capitalist camp with some neutral states in between. It created a worldwide anxiety over nuclear annihilation due to the arms race. Characteristics of the Cold War vs. Globalization II Comparison of Cold War and Globalization II Characteristics Defining Characteristic Cold War Era Globalization II Era Overarching feature âFrozenâ world older Integration; the world as an increasingly interrelated place, dynamic process Defining Word(s) âdétenteâ, ânonalignmentâ , and âperestroikaâ The âWebâ Driving Idea The clash between Communism and Capitalism Free-market Capitalism Set of Economic Rules Rules varied by type of society: Less developed: focus on national industries Developing: export-led growth Communist countries: autarky Western Countries: regulated trade Opening, deregulating, and privatizing the economy Dominant Culture No globally dominant culture Spread of Americanization Defining Technologies Nuclear weapons and Second Industrial Revolution Computerization, miniaturization, digitalization, satellite communications, fiber optics and the internet Defining Measurements The âthrow weightâ of nuclear missiles Speed FAQ âWhoâs side are you on?â âHow fast is your modem?â Defining Document The Treaty The Deal Defining Anxiety Nuclear annihilation Fear of rapid, dramatic change brought on by anonymous, uncontrolled forces Demographic Pattern Movement from East to West frozen while movement from south to north more steady Rapid movement from rural agrarian contexts to urban, globally integrated contexts Defining Structure of Power Balance between the U.S and USSR Balance between States-and-States, States-and-âSupermarketsâ (millions of investors moving money around the globe with the click of a button), States-and-âSuper-empowered Individualsâ (the individuals able to act on a world stage unmediated by the State.