GLOBALIZATION CHALLENGES IN CENTRAL ASIA AND CERTAIN ASPECTS OF CHINA’S CENTRAL ASIAN POLICIES
Muratbek IMANALIEV, Erlan ABDYLDAEV
Muratbek Imanaliev, President, Institute of Public Policy, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan)
Erlan Abdyldaev, Expert, Institute of Public Policy, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan)
Recently countries and continents have become aware, to different degrees, of common globalization problems. More than that: political and academic communities of various parties, academic schools, and trends have been busying themselves with investigations into the nature of these problems. This explains the variety of approaches to the current globalization problems. The too complex and too ambiguous processes permit convincing arguments in favor of widely diverse approaches. At the same time, when talking about globalization and its impact on specific countries and regions (in the developing world in particular), it is wise to discuss it in the context of two key trends: the world’s increasingly universal nature and its growing diversity. Their interaction and confrontation determines the world’s development, its highly ambiguous nature and, most important, the alternatives for each nation and each state.
It looks as though, in the last decades of the 20th century, mankind reconciled itself to the inevitable—immersion into globalization, its positive and negative sides notwithstanding. The forecasts of the development vectors of world civilization are as varied as ever. This is also determined by the fact that any country or group of countries that offers mankind a conception or vision of………………