global prespectives response 2

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Kate Campbell Reading Response 2 February 18, 2008 In The Travels of a T-shirt in the Global Economy Pietra Rivoli offers many interesting ideas on globalization. She offers the idea that both people for and against globalization, work toward “improving the human condition” (Rivoli, xv). What she means by this is that the promoters of globalization want to improve the human condition of basically Americans or those benefiting from globalization such as China, India, Taiwan, or Japan. What those opposing globalization mean by improving the human condition are referring to the young factory workers who work in terrible conditions for pennies a day. I have never seen globalization from the perspective of the promoters to be “improving human condition,” however, they do have a point. Former third world countries that have gotten on the band wagon of globalization, have improved their human condition. China, although still poor, has greatly improved the conditions for the middle to upper class. This however, has created a larger gap in the socio-economics of
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This essay was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course FL 223 taught by Professor Krick-aigner/pollack during the Spring '08 term at Wofford.

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