Traditionally. globalisation is equated with modern economic development. Modern economic development is the institutionalization of capitalist constructions which aimed to make the alleged “uniform universe market. ” However. in recent decennaries nevertheless. societal theoreticians were able to indicate two cardinal political transmutations. The first transmutation involved the development of nation-states – one of the necessities of globalisation ( modern political establishments are necessary to accomplish economic development – in the rubric of modern economic theory ) .
The 2nd transmutation involved the terminal of ideological conflict between Communism and Western democracy. In the 2nd transmutation. political globalisation was manifested. After the Second World War. the universe was divided into two cantonments: the Eastern Communist axis and the West ( known as the Cold War ) . Many developing states – those in the Third World – became pawns of the United States and the Soviet Union. In 1990. the Soviet Union disintegrated. stoping the Cold War.
Therefore. Western democracy became the “norm” of political development in many states. Many states adopted Western type political establishments. in the hope of doing democracy more participative ( Held and McGrew. 2007 ) . Corollary to this was the development of the alleged “intergovernmental establishments. ” These establishments linked political power and geographics. For illustration. the International Criminal Court was established to turn to specified offenses like race murder. offenses against humanity. and war offenses.
The tribunal was involved in extremely controversial instances like the war in Serbia. By exerting its interstate authorization. the tribunal was able to confirm its democratic duty. Not merely was the internal political construction of the province determined. its external boundary was besides conditioned. Here we can juxtapose that political globalisation occurred. Western type and under the counsel of the United States. The United States though acted discouraged some states to hold in the proposed amendment to the charter of the International Criminal Court.
The United States feared a sudden alteration of political lucks of draw a bead oning states like China and the Russian Federation. The uniformization of legal norms would badly halter the United States in “forcing” states economic and political manifestations or favours. Reference Held. David and Anthony McGrew. 2007. Globalization. Retrieved on January 7. 2007 from hypertext transfer protocol: //www. civil order. co. uk/global/globalization-oxford. asp.