Globalization In Core And Peripheral Countries

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GEOG 1992-108
Jifeng Wang
Position Paper #1 Globalization can improve the lives of people both in core and peripheral country, if core countries and peripheral countries work together to improve education, economic growth, health care and birth control.
Globalization is showing its own positive value, which encourage closer communicating on many countries. World Trade Organization (WTO) helps core and peripheral countries trade goods with each other with the much easier way than it used to be. Also the core countries like Japan and United States have been kept from doing scientific research, which significantly would help the world to overcome natural and manmade disasters. At the same time, both peripheral and core countries get benefit from globalization by exchanging students. They send students abroad to experience multiple cultures and large amounts of academic thoughts at the same time. Therefore, all of the countries could benefit from globalization. Similarly as the internet, each individual gets something from other individual within the internet web in a very short period.

Globalization makes education more diverse and more pervasive. It is a win-win situation for both core and peripheral countries. Knox and Marston note that “Nearly half
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Universities in the States would be essential to peripheral countries. They are the rich sources for cultivating highly educated graduates. Meanwhile, students from peripheral countries are constantly helping core countries. Knox and Marston note that in 2012, nearly eighty thousand international students contributed nearly 300,000 jobs for universities (76). This social phenomenon has been decreased the unemployment rate among core countries on the higher unemployment rate; the less social

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