From class discussions and the reading material, answer only ONE question of the following questions. Write your answer in 1000-1500 words.

Discuss the power of the Nation-State in light of the two articles of Donald Levine, Sociology and the Nation State in an Era of Shifting Boundaries, and Linda Weiss, Globalization and the Myth of the Powerless State. Discuss sociology of network society as presented by Manuel Castells in his article, Toward a Sociology of the Network Society. Discuss the concept of glocalization as coined and presented by Roland Robertson in his article, Glocalization: Time-Space and Homogeneity. Discuss power negotiations between nation-states and an emerging global civil society, as presented by Ann Marie Clark, et al. in their article, The Sovereign Limits of Global Civil Society. In light of Ritzers chapter on global economic flows, discuss consumption. In light of Ritzers chapter on High-Tech Global Flows, discuss the new global media and Internet, and their role in creating and maintaining this global flow. In light of Ritzers chapter on Global Culture, discuss the concept and phenomenon of McDonaldization.