A rapid growth of Transnational Corporations (TNCs) since the 1970s has been a major factor (go to the TNC section for more details). The connections between globalization and democracy are a classic question in international political economy and a topic much debated in foreign policy circles. While the analytical literature is extensive, few previous studies have acknowledged the possibility of bidirectional causality or developed an instrumental variables strategy suitable ... nomic globalization is vast; so is the litera-ture on democratization and democracy.
They aim at building strong economic, social and cultural integration between communities and nations globally. GLOBALIZATION, DEMOCRATIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT- European and Japanese Views of Change in South East Europe 385,00 kn 346,50 kn An enduring tenet of the post-Cold War era is that globalization can be a catalyst for democratization. In one formulation, when democratic ideals sweep (or even trickle) across borders into ... The term "development" in international parlance therefore encompasses the need and the means by which to provide better lives for people in poor countries.