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Date Created: 10/22/15
Definitions of Globalization 1 Development of extensive worldwide patterns of economic relationships between nations 1 2 The movement toward markets or policies that transcend national borders 2 3 The trend away from distinct national economic units and toward one huge global market 3 4 The increasing economic cultural demographic political and environmental interdependence of different places around the world 4 5 A process by which nationality becomes increasingly irrelevant in global production and consumption 5 6 The inexorable integration of markets transportation systems and communication systems to a degree never witnessed before in a way that is enabling corporations countries and individuals to reach around the world farther faster deeper and cheaper than ever before and in a way that is enabling the world to reach into corporations countries and individuals farther faster deeper and cheaper than ever before 6 7 The worldwide integration of humanity and the compression of both the temporal and spatial dimensions ofplanetwide human interaction It has aggravated many of the region s most chronic problems such as the pronounced degree of economic exploitation and social inequality that have characterized Latin America since it came under European colonial domination in the sixteenth century7 8 The freedom for my group of companies to invest where it wants when it wants to produce what it wants to buy and sell where it wants and support the fewest restrictions possible coming from labor laws and social conventions 8 9 Globalization is many things and much has been written about it and said But throw all the tomes and studies and placards into a giant tryworks and you ll render two simple arguments Globalization is good because it spreads what is good in America such as a liberal approach to business and McDonald s Globalization is bad because it spreads what is worst about America such as a liberal approach to business and McDonald s 9 t wwwinvestonNizcomglossaryhtm 2 wwwwcitorgltradeisglossaryhtm 3 enbvnarodrutextEconomibstr261html 4former1y at hhhknightscomgeo4agtermshtm 5 formerly at wwwagtradeorgglossaryisearchcfm 6 Thomas L Friedman in Longitudes andAlliludes source http39uwww 39 quot 39 I a htm 7 Richard L Harris quotThe Global Context of Contemporary Latin American Affairsquot in Capital Power and Inequality in Latin America eds Sandor Halebsky and Richard L Harris Boulder Westview Press 1995 279 80 quoted in Marc Becker Terms and De nitionsquot www2trumanedulmarcresourcestermshtml 8 Percy Barnevik President of the A88 Industrial Group quoted in Sonali s Subversive Thoughts for the Day httpuprisingradioorg0dlsubthoughtsindex72004html 9 Barry Lynn Unmade in Americaquot Harper s Magazine June 2002 De nitions of Globalization Analysis Comparison Analyze the definitions that you have read above Work with a group Compare definitions of globalization What do the de nitions have in common Choose four common issues and write paraphrases in the matrix below The rst one is an example Common issue Definitions Paraphrased National 1 2 4 5 Laws of nations are becoming less important governments as worldwide policies are developed and national governments become politically interdependent
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