Coronavirus and the Future of Globalization




Coronavirus, globalization, multilateralism, populism, security


Coronavirus Pandemic has generated a discussion regarding the future of globalization. This article places this new wave of pessimism regarding the future of globalization in the broader tension surrounding globalization that has existed in international relations discourse since the end of the Cold War. The article points out some of the previous challenges endured by globalization. It also points out that whereas at this point popular media and news commentary portray pessimism as the dominant feeling, the trend towards multilateralism and global cooperation is also discernable in other responses to the pandemic.

Author Biography

Aamer Raza, University of Peshawar, Pakistan

Aamer Raza has a Fulbright PhD from the University of Massachusetts, USA. Currently he is an Assistant Professor in Political Science at the University of Peshawar, Pakistan.

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How to Cite

Raza, A. (2020). Coronavirus and the Future of Globalization. Review of Human Rights, 6(1), xxxii-xxxvi.