Does Globalization Help in Sustaining National I

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Does Globalization Help in Sustaining National I

By | April 2010
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There is no doubt that the world politics is changing. That is why the old belief which assumes that the states are the only actors in world politics and that they act as units, require transformation. The reality is not corresponding to this model anymore. 'Globalization' - a new buzz word come into being with incredible strength.

"Globalization" is nowadays one of the most popular words. It is present everywhere in public discourse. We can hear it on TV news, in parliament's debates, we can read it in journals. I think, that everyone will agree with the claim that globalization is a huge, complex process that changes world in front of our eyes. It affects every sphere of our life, whether it is economical, political or social one. In this assignment I would like to focus on one of the many dimensions of globalization, that is whether the globalization help us in sustaining our national identity or not, or national culture may influences globalization.

To my understanding, ‘globalization’ is an unavoidable current which brings about both chances and risks. Majority of firms grow to be multinationals under the globalization move.

It has affected almost every aspect of life in almost every nation. From economic to social to culture, this widespread exchange of goods, services and ideas have influenced changes around the world. Even though the cultural influence in globalization is of slight significance to policy makers, its power has tremendous consequences to the nations involved and its people.

Why globalization matters for culture? First of all, it promotes physical mobility stronger than ever before. In addition, brought changes, increase in very significant way the horizon and possibilities for spreading cultural values, cultural exchange and for emerging the 'global culture'. It has potential to make this world a better place to live in. It is changing the political scenario thus deep-seated problems like unemployment; poverty and shift in power...