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Global 210 Notes 1/13/16

by: Hadley Ashford

Global 210 Notes 1/13/16 GLBL 210

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Global Issues
Jonathan Weiler
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Hadley Ashford on Friday January 8, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to GLBL 210 at University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill taught by Jonathan Weiler in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 47 views. For similar materials see Global Issues in Global Studies at University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.


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Date Created: 01/08/16
GLBL 210 Notes 1/13/16 - Race to the bottom: poor countries competing to attract businesses to relocate in their own countries o Compromises these countries make are important o Possible consequence= safety standards decreasing - Tendency to assume that other countries can progress in the same way that US did or that other Western countries did - Idea of constant transition from human labor to machines o Good because humans don’t have to harm bodies/desires o Bad because previous laborers lose jobs- must find new ones - Globalization basically inevitable, so no real question of pro/anti-globalization o More focus on how to fix current problems - Some people always lose form free trade- undisputable o Focus on retraining doesn’t help everyone o Elderly tend to lose a lot  Because more economical for companies to hire younger workers (healthcare for elderly way more expensive) - Presentism: tend to believe that current situation is unique and different from everything else in history o Important to recognize history in thinking about globalization - Always trade-offs, always winners and losers o Education and worker retraining are utopian  Because doesn’t solve problem of trade-offs for everyone - Market globalism= neo-liberal globalization - Historicizing globalization: o Today’s examples of globalization: spread of McDonalds, FIFA, World Bank/IMF, United Nations o Gutenberg Bible: facilitated by printing press  Spread Christianity, began possibility of widespread books/information o Alexander Graham Bell’s telephone  Even more possibility of widespread information sharing o Telegraph- spread of information o Railroads: allowed increased movement of goods, people, and information  Brought about standardization of time, time zoning o Suez Canal: increased transport of goods between Europe and Asia o Marx and Engels (Communist Manifesto)  Most prominent critics of capitalism  No nostalgia for times/practices before capitalism  Didn’t want to revert to previous times  Favored globalization  Ideas shared in Communist Manifesto very similar to ideas we have today


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