Impacts of Globilisation a Case Study of Australia Essay

1347 Words Aug 21st, 2006 6 Pages
Globilisation has both positive and negative impacts on the world's population:

Globilisation defined as a process of interaction and integration of the people, companies and governments of different nations, a process driven by international trade and investment and aided by information technology. Globilisation affects countries economically, environmentally, politically, culturally and socially. Its affects have both positive and negative repercussions. The impact of Globilisation is passionately argued and debated; it can be viewed as a greatly beneficial happening, prosperous and opportunistic for all, it is also seen as detrimental, homogenisation of culture and society increasing the gap between the rich and the poor. It is an
…show more content…
National economies have access to economies and trade agreements beneficial for economic growth and security. Culturally and socially nations are able to create and access greater depth and variety. For the individual access to information and services has greatly improved. A whole world full of opportunities is literally at your doorstep opportunities to study and work abroad are endless. Access to specialised cultural objects or services are readily available for example Australian Universities now offer courses in Chinese medicine, a course which a few years ago would of involved specialized training only attainable in China. Globilisation benefits both developing and developed nations allowing each to tap into the recourses of each other.

Globilisation has negative affects those of which are considered to be disadvantageous economically and culturally. Negatively the globilisation of economies is seen to increase the gap between the rich and the poor. Globilisation tends to favour the more powerful affluent countries whose influence over those countries less powerful is often seen to manipulate them in order to accommodate their needs with little consideration for the other. The introduction of an

Related Documents