Globalization: Social & Geographic Perspectives

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Entries Tagged as 'Mar 29/Political Globalization'

Blog 4 on Political Globalization: Gender, Race, and Citizenship

April 4th, 2011 · 5 Comments

Nannies, Maids and Sex Workers in the New Economy: Women from first world countries must work now, more than ever.  Most men no longer make enough money to support an entire family.  Increased divorce rates also force many women to work.  If women are working full time, who is watching the kids, cooking and cleaning?  A “second […]

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Tags: Apr 5/Political Globalization & Cultural Globalization · Mar 29/Political Globalization · Uncategorized

Blog 3 on Organized Crime

March 27th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Interview with Journalist Charles Bowden: When I first started listening to Charles Bowden speak about all the murders occurring in Juarez Mexico, I was a little confused what this had to do with globalization.  While what is happening is horrible, I figured this was an unusual and unfortunate circumstance which was occurring in Juarez Mexico.  […]

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Tags: Mar 22/Global Financial Crisis & Political Globalization · Mar 29/Political Globalization · Uncategorized

October 26 / Political Globalization: Reorganizing the World

October 25th, 2010 · No Comments

  Three sources of tension spoken about in chapter 28 are; Reduced barriers to trade and investment accentuate the asymmety between groups that can cross international borders and those that can not. This category mostly involves the upper skilled working class. They have to meet work damands and fight for wages. The second is GL […]

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Tags: Mar 29/Political Globalization