Globalization: Social & Geographic Perspectives

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Debating Globalization (Blog 1)

February 10th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Throughout Chapters 1 and 2 of The Globalization Reader by Lechner and Boli, the authors discuss the diverse views towards globalization. Even though the authors believe that globalization is beneficial to those involved, many argue the contrary. Because globalization is often associated with the West, one may fear the process and outcome of globalization involving […]

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Blog1-From the Great Transformation to the Global Free Market

February 10th, 2011 · 1 Comment

In “From the Great Transformation to the Global Free Market”, John Gray first depicts the positive outcome of the free market in the mid 19th Century England. “The free market created a new type of economy in which prices of all goods, including labor changed without regard to their effects on society”. This Great Transformation […]

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Judging Globalism

February 9th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Amartya Sen’s excerpt about his views on Globalization reflect a profound favoritism to its affects on the world.  He states globalization as not only a good but “it is also a gift from the West to the world” (page 19).  The attack against such a proclamations are from those who agree that globalization as a […]

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Blog 1 on Positive Effects of Globalization

February 9th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Blog 1:  “The Hidden Promise: Liberty Renewed” and “How to Judge Globalism” The authors of these chapters (John Micklethwait, Adrian Wooldridge and Amartya Sen) have made their views on globalization clear.  They believe that overall, globalization is beneficial and necessary.  The good which results from globalization outweighs the bad.  Far more people are positively influenced […]

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Anuj Dutt’s Memo Posting for Sept. 7th

September 8th, 2010 · No Comments

I’ve taken the liberty of posting Anuj’s memo on Debating Globalization (copying and pasting it from Blackboard).  One reason is that I need some “test” posts to make sure my categorization system is working and this one was the first one I read.  The other reason is that it’s an excellent memo that can serve […]

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