Lecture 2 (1-24-08) Characteristics of Globalization

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24 January 2008 Trends in Globalization o Food from far away o Outsourcing/callcenters o Cross cultural connections (sporting events) o International organizations (UN) o Decrease in national feelings o Internet o Exploitation of labor o Increase in National Feelings o Spread of non-native species through global trade o Migration The Concept of Globalization o Global Babble: there are hundreds of definitions of globalization and new ones are emerging every day Borderless world? End of nation-states? Homogenizing culture? Global free market economy (neoliberalism)? Power concentrated or dispersed? Globalization : increasing global interconnectedness and interdependence of places and peoples o “The increasing interconnectedness of different parts of the world through common o We will focus on: The current patterns and processes of global change The geographic variability of these global patterns and processes The ways in which changes at the global scale are affecting, and in turn, are affected, by
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course GEOG 101 taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '08 term at University of Wisconsin.

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