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Analysis on how globalization has eroded the distinction between domestic and international politics

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DOI: 10.23977/polsr.2023.040105 | Downloads: 10 | Views: 644


Yangyang Shao 1


1 Institute of Continuing Education, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

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Yangyang Shao


This paper mainly discusses on how the process of globalization has caused challenging influences on the conventionally defined boundaries between domestic and international politics. First, the generally admitted distinctions between the national and the transnational will be outlined by referring to the concept of sovereign state and territoriality. The definition and key features of globalization will then be stated before turning to a specific discussion on global politics. Finally, the impacts that globalization has brought to orthodox political theory will be analyzed. It will be concluded that the conventional presupposition in political studies to define a clear division between the "domestic" and the "foreign", whether geographically or through institutional building, no longer accords with the trend of globalization. 


Globalization; political globalization; domestic politics; international politics


Yangyang Shao, Analysis on how globalization has eroded the distinction between domestic and international politics. Journal of Political Science Research (2023) Vol. 4: 26-30. DOI: 10.23977/polsr.2023.040105.


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