Globalization and International Relations

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The concept of globalization has challenged the study of International Relations from every aspect of the International Relations theory. Globalization has undermined everything philosophers have contributed to the theory of international relations. Unlike International Relations, globalization doesn’t focus on the types of actors, because that’s not important in globalizations systems. In this paper, I will reveal how states shifted from an international relations system into a system of globalization.; furthermore I will analyze globalization from five different aspects, and reveal the negative and positive contributions of globalization to the international community. In the global community of today, international states are becoming more and more globalize. As the world becomes more modernized, communications has linked the world as if it is one big state. The International Relations theory says that the global community consist of many states and few actors, however globalization makes it so that global community feels more like one state and many actors. These two controversial theories can be argue because many see globalization as a myth, even though there is proof around us that lets us know that globalization is much so taking place in our everyday life. The shifting of the states from an international system was not anything planned but the world just began to come together in term of ideas, communications, trade and other areas. The international Relations theory separates the actors by the realist, liberalist and actors. Through globalization the global world has become in synch with one another and states are linking together to make this world work. Economically, globalization has been greatly encouraged since the Second World War, with the introduction of free trade agreements such as GATT. Technologically, the Information Technology revolution has resulted in massive improvements in communication, through faxes, email, and the internet. These improvements have resulted in the world becoming a smaller place as world-wide interaction is both quick and easy. Culturally, there has been a spreading of globalization through the media of films, television and music.
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