globalization


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Synonyms for globalization

growth to a global or worldwide scale

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Globalization has worked wonders for Chinese corporations, industrial societies, and millions of individual Chinese citizens, yet millions more are feeling left out and remain quite critical of an ethic in which profit is worshipped and virtue reduced to a footnote.
The authors in an otherwise finely researched book steer clear of potential contestations facing a transforming China, and this limitation becomes more apparent as the text progresses, as there are sufficient indications that despite the exposure, participation, and success of globalization in China, globalization itself has not made a dent in the country's political apparatus; indeed, with Chinese economic growth peaking, the political control of the party is only increasing.
Based on the discussion of these three questions we argue that, although there is a clear need to theorize globalization in the framework of conventional IR theories, there are serious impediments that preclude us from developing coherent IR theories about globalization, mainly due to the inherent incompatibility between the features of conventional IR theories and the concept and realities of globalization.
Our main argument focuses on the need to emphasize the political linkages between international relations and globalization, as embodied by the role of states as the prevalent agents of change in the processes of globalization.
* Merriam-Webster's Dictionary: the act or process of globalizing : the state of being globalized; especially : the development of an increasingly integrated global economy marked especially by free trade, free flow of capital, and the tapping of cheaper foreign labor markets ("Globalization," n.d.)
Geographical distance is typically measured in time ("Globalization," 2010).
Evidence that globalization is under fire is easy to find.
1-1-History of globalization theory and the right to development formation:
" The topic indicates the need for business titans and policy makers from around the globe gathering in the snowy Swiss resort of Davos to reflect on the troubling status quo of globalization and brainstorm on its future course.
Among these, globalization and foreign direct investment are well cited factors which promote innovation.2
I believe that future globalization will be very different from the globalization we know today, and the globalization we have known in the past.
He traces the historical development of modern market-based economies, focusing particularly on previous eras of globalization. Unlike many other forms of economic exchange that are zero-sum based, markets emphasizing free trade tend to do a better job of alleviating poverty and creating wealth since all parties presumably benefit when engaging in production and consumption of goods and services through international trade.
De Geus acknowledged, though, that the structural changes that globalization had brought about had been challenging for many workers in Germany, too.
The term "global village" is the core of globalization. It encompasses the idea of bringing societies across the world close together.
Many critics assess economic globalization as having a positive impact, linking increased economic transactions across national borders to opportunities for economic development and an increased world Gross Development Product (GDP), others, on the other hand, are concerned that globalization adversely affects workers and the environment in many countries around the world.