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Introduction to Globalization Globalization is about more than just importing and exporting; it refers to the close integration of people all over the world. Globalization has fierce advocates and critics. In general, there are three views of globalization: 1. The view that globalization is a new, sweeping force— Critics of globalization claim that it is a new force brought about in the late 20 th century. They argue that multinational enterprises embraced globalization in an attempt to exploit the rest of the world, such as by taking advantage of cheap labor. 2. The view that globalization is a long-run natural force —Proponents of globalization claim that it has been going on for thousands of years. Since the beginning of human history, we have reached out to other people and other countries to exchange goods and ideas. Globalization is simply a product of the natural march of human history. 3. The pendulum view—The pendulum view argues that globalization is neither a new, sweeping force nor a long-run, natural force. Rather, just as a pendulum
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