Essay about How Globalization Affects the World

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Globalization 3.0 Globalization has been long argued to be the cause of many problems within the world, while this is true it is also incorrect at the same time creating a paradox that takes careful analytical examination. In the world we live in today, we are in what some have called the third Globalization event of humanity. What is globalization and how does this affect the world as a whole? Through the analysis of text covered in class and outside readings, I will attempt to answer this and explain how globalization is affecting the world, and what it will mean in the long term for humanity and society as a whole. Taking the example of globalization as used in the work of Mr. Barber we can see that the …show more content…
Examples such as Kurds, Basques, Puerto Ricans, Ossetians, East Timoreans, Quebecois, the Catholics of Northern Ireland, Abkhasians, Kurile Islander Japanese, the Zulus of Inkatha, Catalonians, Tamils, and, of course, Palestinians—people without countries, inhabiting nations not their own, seeking smaller worlds within borders that will seal them off from modernity. This has not always proven to have a positive effect however, despite this attempt these nations, mainly the ones in Sub-Saharan Africa have suffered economic, and sociological downturns in the sense of advancement towards a better country. Where in countries those have adopted this movement, China for example, has seen some of the largest economic growth and expansion of wealth along with India in the history of the country. This can also be blamed or contributed to the loss of traditional ways and a more “Western” way of thinking as in the desire for material belongings and consumerist ways, vs. the old communal trade practices and trade systems. Another way Globalization can be seen is how we as a society view the works of art throughout the world. Jackson Pollock’s paintings were one time only viewable in places where they were on display or in a private gallery, but with the advent of fiber optic cables and high-speed technologies one no longer has to travel great distances to view the great works of art in the

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