What does Giddens say about globalization?

Giddens defines globalisation as the intensification of worldwide social relations linking distant localities in such a way that local happenings are shaped by events occurring many thousands of miles away and vice versa.

How does the globalization affect the nation-state?

One commonly recognized effect of globalization is that it favors Westernization, meaning that other nation-states are at a disadvantage when dealing with the Americas and Europe. This is particularly true in the agricultural industry, in which second- and third-world nations face competition from Western companies.

Why do you think that globalization is a challenge to the nation-state?

Globalization of the nation-state challenges the traditional view of national boundaries, and also challenges governments to develop global strategies to deal with growing array of “intermistic” political, economic, and cultural issues (Jun & Wright, 1996, p. 15).

What is state nation and globalization?

Abstract. Globalization and nation-states are not in contradiction, since globalization is the present stage of capitalist development, and the nation-state is the territorial political unit that organizes the space and population in the capitalist system.

What did Anthony Giddens do?

Anthony Giddens, Baron Giddens GCIH MAE (born 18 January 1938) is an English sociologist who is known for his theory of structuration and his holistic view of modern societies.

What makes a nation-state a nation-state?

A nation state must have a shared national identity, physical borders, and a single government. This makes it different from other forms of states, like the city-state, which did not have firm borders, and kingdoms, which did not have a shared culture.

How does a nation-state affect or influence a nation?

The most obvious impact of the nation state, as compared to its non-national predecessors, is the creation of a uniform national culture, through state policy. The model of the nation state implies that its population constitutes a nation, united by a common descent, a common language and many forms of shared culture.