Globalization Notes

Globalization Notes - GLOBALIZATION NOTES Globalization A....

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Globalization A. The definition of globalization No precise, widely-agreed definition; Including increasing economic integration, cultural exchange, technological diffusion, etc., throughout the world. B. The increasing importance of globalization as an issue At the end of the 20 th century, globalization emerged as an influential topic among scholars [in the humanities and social science], politicians, and businessmen, etc. C. The Internet and globalization World without boundary; Global village. D. Globalization and the world The increasing power of global corporations; Globalization is not simply internationalization, modernization or westernization; De-localization in socioeconomic exchanges. II. Economic Globalization A. Global capitalism With former socialist countries (former Soviet Union, Eastern European countries, and China) all turned to capitalism in the 1990s, free-market capitalism seemed to be the only road to economic growth. B. International trade
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2010 for the course HIST HIST 1110 taught by Professor N/a during the Fall '10 term at Kennesaw.

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Globalization Notes - GLOBALIZATION NOTES Globalization A....

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