W3 Globalization - Understanding Globalization (GEK 1041)...

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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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Key questions Key questions Transnational corporations (TNCs) What is TNC’s role in integrating the global economy? How does the dominant capitalist ideology reinforce global inequality?
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Structure of the lecture Structure of the lecture Pre-TNC Third world as provider of raw materials New International Division of Labour Export Processing Zone TNCs Social Effects of TNCs Social Responses to TNCs
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History: incipient globalization History: incipient globalization New international division of labour New international division of labour Since the 1960s some labour intensive industries are relocated from the first world to some third world countries. Industrialization in the third world is accompanied by de-industrialization of the first world. It is new as compared to the old division of labour whereby the third world provide raw material and the
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History: Export-processing History: Export-processing zone zone Since the 1960s, large corporations in the West have been engaging in ‘offshore’ production through both direct employment and using subcontracting in export-processing zones,
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