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Globalization-Lecture2 - GLOBALIZATION Part 2 Last Week...

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GLOBALIZATION Part 2
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Last Week What is globalization? Interdependence, interconnectedness Technology and Globalization
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Ian Golding: Navigating our global future http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/ian_go ldin_navigating_our_global_future.html Achilles 'heel of globalization: Growing inequality: not inclusive process Complexity: growing fragility (Globalization principle) Challenges of Globalization? Technologic advancements, Medical advancement. But who can access technology? How to manage technological change to make it more inclusive?
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Ian Golding: Challenges of Globalization? (cont.) Population growth – population pyramids, skyscrapers, coffins. Pension? Retirement? Migration – Labor: Xenophobia? Include the excluded! Systemic risks: climate change, pandemics, financial crisis How to manage systemic risks? How to weave the tapestries together ? How do we think about complex systems? New way to manage the planet through collective wisdom GLORY OF GLOBALIZATION COULD ALSO BE ITS DOWNFALL GLOBALIZATION: INTEGRATED FRAGILITY
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Characteristics of our global world Technology Socio-Political Systems Global Processes, Local effects
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Neo-liberalism A political orientation originating in the 1960s; blends liberal political views with an emphasis on economic growth Economic policies that require a minimal role of the government assuming the desirability of free markets as the ideal condition not only for economic organization but also for political and social development. In other words ….
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course GEA 2284 taught by Professor Annaszyniszewska during the Fall '11 term at University of Florida.

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Globalization-Lecture2 - GLOBALIZATION Part 2 Last Week...

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