Sovereign States and Globalization in the New World Order

1Chinedu Okeke Ebenyi

1Department of Political Science, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki

Corresponding Author’s E-mail: neduebenyi2015@gmail.com.

Abstract

The increasing population and advances in technology are forcing states to be interdependent due to high rising demands for some uncommon solutions to such common problems such as diseases, economic depression, pollution, or some services as collective security, communication, transportation, weapons control and other advanced technologies. These developments in the world circle has become a source of worry as the world growing diversities, sophistication and organizational structure infuses integration and the expanding network of cultural unity in different parts of the world and has been a source of threat and insecurity globally. The integration superiority over all other authorities remains the exclusive source of new world order and globalization, the developments which place sovereignty under serious pressure as eroding of sovereign state is neither inevitable nor obviously desirable, this puzzle was necessarily analyzed. The framework of analysis chosen for the study is integration theory, is one of the most idealistic theory with the notions about how state sovereignty could be eroded. The study while employing historical research design adopted documentary method in the gathering of data and content analytical techniques was used for the analysis. The study found that international law; international organizations and diplomacy have been the major instruments of globalization in international search for new world order. The author concluded that the new world driven by globalization shall enhance more transnational integration of regional groupings of states and the number will increase, the continued cooperation in maintenance of universal or supper-national organization like United Nation can lead to the realization of international peace but end up in building supper-national organizational  hegemony.

Citation of article: Chinedu, O. E., (2022).Sovereign States and Globalization in the New World Order. African Journal of Politics and Administrative Studies (AJPAS), 15(1):136-160

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