1. Examine the interaction between the nation-state and civil society, differentiating between local and global
2. Is civil society truly separated from the market? Can its “global feature aid in its separation from the
market or not?
3. Compare and contrast globalism and informational.
4. What are the emerging regions or nation-states in the world when it comes to economic power? What does
this ‘shift” in power show?
5. Will geopolitical boundaries and physical barriers still are relevant in the future given the nature of
1) The nation-state and civil society must reinforce each other in matters managing poverty to reach welfare. Society strives to realize the needs of the society by realizing their local capacity. On the other hand, the nation-state sustains the society by giving them the facilities and access to maintain the traditions and adapting them in the versatile society.
2) Civil society is not separated in the market. The reason is that if it is separated from the market where no one would be able to freely and fairly transact successfully with it. Therefore, uncivil societies are poor regardless of the resourcefulness, intelligence, and industriousness of the locals. However, global feature aid is separated from the market to maintain its sovereignty.
3) Globalism and informational both refer to the interconnectedness of nations across the world, and they are indicators of trade and communication between distance states. Informational relates to a particular interconnectedness medium, for instance, the internet, while globalism is a generalization of this interconnectedness. Additionally, informational focuses on the power of ICT and other computer technology-related tools to connect to states, people, or nations.
4) As per the G20 of 2008 are China, Mexico, Russia, S Africa, Indonesia, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Turkey, South Korea, and India. The shift in power shows that the global economy is on the move.
5) As we move forward to the future geopolitical boundaries and physical barriers may or may not be relevant in the future given the informational nature. In today’s world, we are connected via the internet, which may help eliminate geopolitical boundaries and physical barriers. However, when states start to seek control of this information gateway, the internet can become a barrier rather than a bridge.