Assignment #2 10-14-07

Assignment #2 10-14-07 - Ryan Wisneski October 14, 2007...

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Ryan Wisneski October 14, 2007 Assignment #2 #3 Globalization helps the poor in the USA This statement is utterly and completely wrong to say that globalization helps the poor in the United States. This can’t be true when one of the main characteristics of globalization of these companies is outsourcing. Outsourcing is “locating plants that produce goods for markets in third-world nations where the firm can take advantage of lower wage rates. This practice in effect ‘exports’ manufacturing jobs from the United States to the third world, greatly reducing the number of industrial jobs available for American workers” (Kornblum and Julian, 2007: 389). The outsourcing of these many jobs leaves these Americans with less available jobs to be sought after among the same amount of people. The group of worker that have been most affected by these multinational companies outsourcing their jobs have been the manufacturing workers. “In the 1970s the Gary steel mills employed almost 28,000 workers in relatively well-
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2011 for the course SYG 2010 taught by Professor Schwabe during the Fall '08 term at FSU.

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Assignment #2 10-14-07 - Ryan Wisneski October 14, 2007...

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