Globalization of National Policy-Making: An International Perspective

Mansour Esmaeil Zaei


Globalization has had effects on different issues of society, especially in policy and policy-making. Policy-making in this era, i.e. the era of globalization, is different when comparing it with policy-making of other era. It needs policy makers to manage the situation well and look globally instead of thinking just locally. On this basis, the aim of this paper is to study globalization in general and its impacts on the national policy agenda first; then, some global context that has an important role in national policy-making, such as environment, poverty and population growth, aids, drugs, trade and industry, privatization and terrorism, is studied.


globalization; policy-making; society; policy agenda

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