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					Globalization
                  Globalization
Definitions:
• globalization: a set of social processes that appear to
  change our present social condition by increasing the
  global economic, political, cultural, and environmental
  interconnections and flows and make most of the currently
  existing borders and boundaries less relevant
   – Or: the expansion and intensification of social relations
      and consciousness across world-time and world-space.
• global imaginary: people’s growing consciousness of
  belonging to a global community
                    Globalization
History
• Agricultural Revolution
• Early Modern Period
• Modern Period &
  Industrial Revolution
   – Capitalism, socialism,
     colonialism, imperialism
   – First, second, and third worlds
   – The single global market
                    Globalization
History
• Agricultural Revolution
• Early Modern Period
• Modern Period &
  Industrial Revolution
   – Capitalism, socialism,
     colonialism, imperialism
   – First, second, and third worlds
   – The single global market
                   Globalization
Readings
• Politics of Globalization
   – The downside and 3 reactions
• The Real New World Order
   – New Medievalism
   – Liberal Internationalism
   – Transgovernmental Order

				
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posted:10/2/2012
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