The Positive Impacts Of Socialization, And The Impact Of Globalization

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According to Edward L. Glaeser, the impact of globalization is more visible in the urban industrial areas than in rural areas because it led to bigger cities especially in the third world countries as high rates of job openings, new and better opportunities, improve standard of living, and quality educational system are centralized in urban cities and people as social animals, want greater connectivity in order to be closer to "smart" people and "in" crowd, this globalization impacted these people and reshape their lives to leave rural towns/regions and flock to urban cities due to economic forces such as to seek employment, quality education, better opportunities, and the chance to have a brighter future or better life. Globalization and the …show more content…
Because of globalization, urban cities/areas becomes more attractive to people who wants to socialize and exchange or trade new ideas/information and modern knowledge, made communication more efficient because of the death of distance, improved technology and greater interconnectivity of people because of its concentration in one area, responsible for the creation of more jobs that can help more people, more efficient resources are properly used compared to rural areas, combats poverty because cities/countries generate much more wealth to finance social programs (education, feeding programs, health, etc.) and improves people 's standard of living because of countless job creations and more opportunities than rural areas. Yes, urbanization and globalization do produce negative effects of harming the environment especially in the less developed nations but if western or more developed nations would help these third world countries to better manage the environments while continuing in their aim for their economic growth and prosperity then this problem will be minimized or kept under control. Decades ago, some of the most developed nations now were also facing the same problems of pollution and urbanization but they are finding solutions, like the urban city of Singapore which is just a small, dense and …show more content…
Aside from the managing of the environment, the other solution is to not concentrate on urban geographic areas alone but also as the urban areas prosper, the government must also extend help by giving opportunities or aids to people living in other areas, the rural areas to enhance their quality of life and their means of livelihood like farming or agriculture by giving them newer more efficient machines and adequate transportation so they can move their labor and services in a faster and more efficient manner. This news items gave me hope that someday the governments of other countries not only in America, would also understand the perspective about the central issue of globalization that led people to flock in bigger urban cities and the push/pull phenomenon of migration and the reasons why people from rural areas eager to concentrate in the urban areas and that government should also attend to these people 's needs and the environmental problems at hand by becoming pro-active and initiating change or effective

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