W1 Globalization - Post 1989 What is Globalizaton What is...

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Understanding Globalization Understanding Globalization (GEK 1041) (GEK 1041) TOYOTA Mika 豊豊豊豊 Department of Sociology
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Structure of the lecture Structure of the lecture What is “Globalization”? Is Globalization a new phenomenon in the world history? Clash of civilizations? Requirements of the course
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What is Globalization? What is Globalization? “We are living in a globalized world” What does it mean? Interconnected-ness Interdependencies Global Consciousness The subjective and objective globalizations are interconnected
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What is Globalization? What is Globalization? Historical perspective 16 th century: exploration and discovery by European powers 18 th century: colonialism – political control, systematic extraction (e.g. Cricket) The era of nation state and cold war
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Unformatted text preview: Post 1989 What is Globalizaton? What is Globalizaton? Post 1989 After the fall of the Berlin Wall and the subsequent collapse of communism “Clash of civilizations” Samuel Huntinton What is Globalization? What is Globalization? Deterritorialization of culture “the idea of culture has historically carried with it an expectation of roots, of a stable, territorialized existence” (James Clifford) Not simply the transmission of cultural signals form place to place What is Globalization? What is Globalization? “Globalization s ” Globalization is geographically uneven and historically multi-layered e.g. Cricket Colonialism USA, Canada vs. Pakistan, India, Bangladesh etc. National and international sports...
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