The world is changing rapidly due to the integration and fusion of production, trade, communications etc. This global village is the outcome of universal financial markets, changes in transportation and revolutions in telecommunications. Due to the development of media and information technology, information is available in every nook and corner of the World. This globalization has especially affected world politics and economics. As the World politics is getting affected so is democracy . Due to globalization there are many decisions which are made beyond the control of the government.
Some say this undermines democracy, others believe globalization is for the betterment of World politics. Therefore it is still controversial whether globalization of politics undermines democracy or not. 1. 2 Thesis statement and Methodology This report is focused in answering the following question; “Has globalization of politics undermined democracy? ” In order to answer this question the report will mostly make use of a qualitative analysis. With the help of secondary research, as due to limitations primary research was not possible, the thesis statement will be discussed.
As the sources used are secondary sources, hence it has been assumed that all the information provided in these journals, books, websites etc is true and up to date. Moreover, the information has been taken as it is and no changes have been made. In order to answer this question, the first chapter will discuss about globalization in general. A detailed analysis will also reveal various advantages and disadvantages associated with globalization. The second chapter will focus more on the relationship between politics and globalization and how globalization has affected the world politics.
A minor aspect of military conflict due to globalization will also be discussed. In the third chapter the focus of globalization effects will shift from politics to economy. Another important area where globalization has had its impact is culture. Therefore, in the fourth chapter globalization, human rights and culture will be discussed. The fifth chapter will have few viewpoints regarding the future of globalization. The last two chapter six and seven will mainly focus on the relationship between globalization and democracy.