Politics and Social Cohesion
In this module, you have learned about the physical aspects of politics in terms of how power and territory is reflected in the worlds landscape. The countries of the world have been moving, since the end of WWII, towards increased cooperation and economic inter-dependence. These imperatives are reflected in organizations like the UN, the EU, and are described in terms of globalization and technological advances in communication.For this Assignment, please reflect and write in response to the following prompts:How is the cooperation and stability of the relationship between countries reflected in organizations like the UN? What historical forces were the founders responding to, and what are their goals?Now that the U.S. has held the presidential elections of 2020, how would you describe the current trends? Do you see it as moving towards greater cooperation, as a balance, or as increasing competition between nations?Using key terms such as centripetal and centrifugal forces, define and give an example from current events, and then draw a brief conclusion that states how you would label these forces at work today. What might this mean for the future of meeting the worlds challenges, such as climate change?