History of Globalization Lecture Notes
Lechner: Waves in the History of Globalization
17th century Jamaica
o Sugar plantations- Worthy Park
Slave trade provided labor, natives wiped out by disease
Britain-Africa-New World trade triangle
World Systems Analysis
Established world-systems approach (70s-80s)
World systems analysis
Framework of analysis (sociological approach to globalization)
Political, legal religious, cultur
Debating Globalization Notes
Where will globalization lead?
What are the benefits and costs of the global capitalist system?
What are the implications of deterritorialization?
Introduction, Lechner and Boli (8-10)
Globalization and the Nation State
Lechner and Boli, Globalization and the Nation State
Rapid decolonization of the twentieth century, when more than 130 colonies or
dependencies became independent states, was a great political sur
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Preparation for class
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