What is globalization?

 

If globalization is indeed occurring, will we continue to live in a world where sovereign power is concentrated in
states? How would a) Martin Van Creveld (“The Fate of the State”) and b) Saskia Sassen (“The State and Globalization”) answer that question?
On what evidence or assumptions do they base their respective arguments?

(***YOUR RESPONSE MUST INCLUDE AT LEAST ONE OF THE ATTACHED SOURCE. ***)

Readings outline:
• Mahler, Ch. 1
• Van Evera, Ch. 1, excerpt
• King, Keohane & Verba, Ch. 1 excerpt
• Tilly, “War-making and State-making as Organized Crime,” excerpt
• Van Creveld, “The Fate of the State”
• Sassen, “The State and Globalization”
• Dahl, Polyarchy, Ch. 1
• Tilley, “Democracy is a Lake”
• Linz & Stepan, Problems of Democratic Transition and Consolidation, pp. 38-65
• Inglehart, “Modernization and Postmodernization,” excerpt
• Pharr et al, “Trouble in the Advanced Democracies,” excerpt
• Dalton et al, “New Politics in Advanced Democracies,” excerpt
• North, Institutions, Institutional Change, excerpt
• Shugart & Carey, Presidents and Assemblies, Ch. 1-3
• Maor, Political Parties and Party Systems, excerpt
• *Lipset, “The Indispensability of Political Parties”