Ch. 11, Globalization and the Future of Comparative Politics (338-367)

Discussion Questions

  1. How does this chapter complement or contradict what you previously thought/knew about globalization?
  2. What are the the most important effects that (a) globalization has on domestic politics and (b) domestic politics have on globalization?
  3. In what significant ways, and to what extent, does globalization shape the stuff of comparative politics? Given your answer, does globalization make it easier or harder to study comparative politics? How so?
  4. Overall, is globalization a good or a bad thing? Support your position and provide illustrative examples.