Globalization - Globalization 7/7/11 Multifaceted Cultural...

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7/7/11 Globalization
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7/7/11 Multifaceted Economic Cultural (Said
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7/7/11
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7/7/11 What happens when multinational corporations have more worth Wal-Mart (USA) $246,525 General Motors (USA) $186,763 ExxonMobil (USA) $182,466 BP-British Petrol (Britain) $178,721 Toyota (Japan) $131,754 Switzerland $239,800 Austria $189,000 Venzuela plus Pakistan $182,100 Egypt plus Phillippines $173,400 Norway $161,800 South Africa $125,900 Ireland $93,900
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7/7/11 World Systems Perspective makes the case that: Modern sociology should be international in scope. Old conflicts between nation-states are being replaced by class conflict on a global scale. Because of exploitation by multinational corporations, dependent nations are unable to pursue economic development. The
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7/7/11 Contrast to the “Modernization” perspective posited in the 1950’s Involves the idea that all nations are on an inevitable climb upward….Less developed nations will eventually
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This note was uploaded on 07/03/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 314 taught by Professor Mische during the Spring '07 term at Rutgers.

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Globalization - Globalization 7/7/11 Multifaceted Cultural...

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