A quarter-century ago, globalisation was a political, social and moral process. However, as scholars Mauro F. Guillén (Dean of Cambridge Judge Business School), Heather Berry and Arun S. Hendi reported in a study of international convergence, “Over the last half century, nation-states in the global system have not evolved significantly closer (or more similar) to one another along a number of dimensions.”
The West subscribes to a series of universal values about freedom, democracy and personal dignity. The problem is that these universal values are not universally accepted and seem to be getting less so, the article says.
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