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Globalization in Democracy


November 11, 2003

Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen addresses the relationship between globalism and democracy. He asks three questions about the idea of a global democracy. Is democracy a Western idea imposed on a diverse world? How can one speak of democracy on a global scale without global democratic institutions? And what are the issues which a global democratic process would address?
An additonal talk by Amartya Sen on the topic "Culture, Politics and Gender" is also available in the Rice Webcast Archive.

To view webcast details, please visit the page on the Rice University Webpage