Abstract: Globalization is multifunctional and multidimensional process that changes nature of political, social and economical relations. This process attributed to all transnational factors and forces having influence on every international relation. Today, maritime trade is considered as one of the basic factors in globalization and main countries in globalization are playing their most important roles in seas, especially in field of maritime trade. Since, importance of maritime trade is growing day by day, therefore, international straits are very interested by modern geopolitics, but already their importance is going to be more economical. Accordingly, this study considers important international straits having role in globalization analytically and descriptively. Results are indicating that the globalization is reason of ever-growing trade, especially in field of maritime trade. Some of international straits are most important strategic points due to expansion of maritime trade and geographical points.
Nasrin Khaniha and Zahra Pishgahi Fard , 2009. Globalization and Important Straits. The Social Sciences, 4: 304-312.