The Negative Impact Of Globalization In The United States

1644 Words 7 Pages
Globalization is the “organization that links distant communities and expands the reach of power relations across regions and continents.” The expansion of state borders, due to globalization is enabling a “global community”. There has been recent controversy within politics surrounding globalization, on whether it is beneficial to the global society or detrimental to individual states. Globalization has had a negative effect on citizenship. Firstly, the weakening of state power has shown a decrease in political communities. Secondly, the rapid increase in globalization has caused state sovereignty to decline. Lastly, the increase in transnational corporations has had a negative impact on states. The weakening of state power has created a …show more content…
State sovereignty is “a principle for organizing political space where there is on soverign authority which governs a given territory.” The chapter looks at how state sovereignty is rapidly decreasing due to globalization. The introduction of globalization has opened borders resulting in global interests and decisions impacting state control. State sovereignty creates a sense of community within state lines, establishing reliability and reassurance for the people inside of the state. Through introducing modernization, and the development of international relations and trade, the sense of community has begun to disintegrate. Poststructuralists and realists agree that one of the most important aspects that is central to world politics is the state “When we think of ‘international community’, it is built on what we know from the state. The second move consist of arguing that such a community is possible only within the territorial state. The harmony, reason, and justice that are possible within states cannot be extended to the international sphere, as this is fraught with anarchy, repetition and power politics.” . This quote is examining how the only way to keep order within states is to have maximum control based within states. If power is to expand internationally chaos will occur. The expansion of globalization only creates additional views on the ethics and justice that should be …show more content…
The chapter examines the growth of transnational corporations and as well how globalization has led to industries moving from state to state to find the lowest possible cost expenditure. By looking at these company’s expansion, it shows the mass increase of globalization. States used to have local business that helped filter the capital being earned through their economies. With the opening of borders, transnational corporations have risen, moving production of local companies out of states, to more affordable labor and tax rate locations. In today’s society all companies that import and export their good are doing so internationally, due to the expansion of globalization. Decisions about production used to be based internally within states. Modernization disables governments to keep local business inside their state lines, because development has increased competition with other states. If transnational corporations continue to expand, state economies will remain in flux based on their situation version the broader global market with decisions in many cases being made outside their borders. States no longer have their own individual economies, and have less control over foreign trade and state currency “It is no longer possible to regard each country as having its own separate economy. Two of the most fundamental attributes of sovereignty, control

Related Documents