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Where are you from? Is your town ”global”? Using the elements of globalization you have learned in class and in your book, analyze the ways in which the place you call home has been affected and influenced by globalization. In what ways do you and the rest of its residents feel part of the globalized world? Make sure you address various areas (economic, social, cultural, etc.). Explain both some positive and negative consequences. Who are the winners and who are the losers? Furthermore, can you identify ways in which resistance to the forces of globalization might take place? (legislation, social
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Unformatted text preview: activism, etc.)? What do you think will happen in the future? Will this trend continue? Why/why not? If you believe that your town is in fact not affected by the forces of globalization and remains marginal in the globalized world, explain why. What is it about your hometown that makes it immune to globalization? What are the positive and negative outcomes of this marginalization? How long do you think it will endure? What do you think your town might look like in 20 years, why? Bethesda is globalized Businesses Embassies Acv9@pitt.edu...
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2008 for the course GEOG 120 taught by Professor Whitmore during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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