Lecture 1 Globalization - 10/23/10 ISS 210: SOCIETY AND THE...

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Unformatted text preview: 10/23/10 ISS 210: SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 7TH , 2010 10/23/10 11 10/23/10 What is Globalization? Globalization is a process of It is a process driven by 10/23/10 22 10/23/10 This process has effects on the environment, on culture, on political systems, on economic development and prosperity, and on human physical well-being in societies around the world 10/23/10 33 In common practice, Japan in Asia, Canada and the United States in northern America, Australia and New Zealand in Oceania, and Europe are considered "developed" regions or areas 10/23/10 DEVELOPING COUNTRIES Countries in the process of change directed toward , that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income. The process of economic growth involves better 10/23/10 44 10/23/10 Transnational families : Families that are separated by international borders How do you think being a transnational family impacts the family members? Now common among the 10/23/10 55 10/23/10 What conditions and societal circumstances put families in positions in which the most vulnerable members scavenger for basic necessities? 10/23/10 66 10/23/10 What is meant by the phrase, “ the world is an international place today?” How does this phrase manifest itself in the general society?...
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Lecture 1 Globalization - 10/23/10 ISS 210: SOCIETY AND THE...

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