Document Type : Research Paper
Associate Professor, Political Science and International Relations, Faculty of Law and Political Science, University of Mazandaran, Iran
Master of International Relations, Faculty of Law and Political Science, University of Mazandaran, Iran
Globalization as a transformation in the spatial organization as well as cultural and economic relations, along with political and economic processes with some kind of removable connection has had considerable effects in the regions of the world especially the Middle East. The aim of this study is to answer this main question: How did globalization Strengthen and deepen the ethnic and religious particularism in the troubled region of the Middle East? According to the study, the answer is classified in three categories: 1. undermining national sovereignty. 2. Intensification of political and ethnic conflict and 3. cultural hegemony- cultural specific. This article used the theoretical framework of Roland Robertson and Giddens as "local universe". Moreover, descriptive and analytical method with critical strains is used. Also, compilation method using library resources, articles and internet sites was employed.