Essay on The World Is Flattened By Globalization

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The world is flattened by globalization. Through globalization, we are more capable to collaborate, compete, and share with people that are located far away. We can share different cultures, religions, and education with ease. These are all unimaginable before. Globalization made our life easier by being efficient. Globalization showed us solutions for many difficulties because it made changes to our systems, but it also installed problems and dilemmas we didn 't have much experiences with before. It helped generating social problems like inequality and the danger of wide-spread virus. It applied many changes to the system, and the one I will write in this paper, is state apparatus. In a nutshell, the process of globalization increased the role of state apparatuses, as mechanisms, to promote interests of capital. State apparatus is a Marxist term used to denote institutions ' role in society. There were two forms of state apparatus, repressive state apparatus (RSA) and ideological state apparatus (ISA). RSA "of the armed forces and police" (Marshall, 1998) was a tool used by the ruling class to suppress and dominate the working class, they are often violent and coercive. ISA, in contrast, belongs to the private domain, like churches, schools, and even families. They are "outside state control but which served to transmit the values of the state" (Marshall, 1998), reinforce the rule of the dominate class primarily through ideology, through the fear of social ridicule. But…

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