What is Globalization?

  1. Introduction
  2. What is Globalization?
  3. People on the Move
  4. The Fate of National Cultures
  5. The Territorial State and Global Politics
  6. The Globalization of Organized Violence
  7. The Global Economy
  8. Globalization and the Environment
  9. Conclusion

© The authors, March 1999


1. Introduction

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2. What is Globalization?

In sum, globalization can be thought of as the widening, intensifying, speeding up, and growing impact of world-wide interconnectedness. By conceiving of globalization in this way, it becomes possible to map empirically patterns of world-wide links and relations across all key domains of human activity, from the military to the cultural.

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3. People on the Move

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4. The Fate of National Cultures

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5. The Territorial State and Global Politics

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6. The Globalization of Organized Violence

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7. The Global Economy

Trade

Finance

Production

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8. Globalization and the Environment

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9. Conclusion

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