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  • noun The process of going to a more interconnected world.
  • noun The process of making world economy dominated by capitalist models. (World System Theory by I. Wallerstein)

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  • noun growth to a global or worldwide scale


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From globalise +‎ -ation.


  • While "the situation of unipolarity also has secondary multi-polar features", the overall explanation of the global system rests firmly on the concept of a unipolar world which is "best characterised by the term globalisation"; a world in which the technological wonders of a new age have created an economic system that works "as a single unit in real time on a planetary scale".


  • Often, we use the term globalisation without dissecting its meaning and in many ways we have seen those who have political and economic power in the world using the term to justify actions that benefit this small section of humanity, thus engendering strong opposition from the oppressed and the marginalised.

    Globalisation must benefit all humanity

  • In today's world, the term globalisation has become commonplace.

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  • Conclusion The term globalisation has become widely used in popular discourse on the state of the current international economic climate.

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  • Moreover, were one to impose the cynicism of Rousseau's origination of the conceptualisation of words, it would perhaps be correct to claim that the term globalisation has little substance than the aesthetic (see Rousseau (1762) pp. 90).

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  • This support for the consequences of globalisation is consistent with out strong support of the concept in the European Parliament, even if our more communitarian instincts can make us less keen on those consequences when they are evident more locally.

    Globalisation: What's in it for the working class?

  • So how do we convince the workers that globalisation is good for them?

    Globalisation: What's in it for the working class?

  • “I will be here to answer your questions, questions you have about how globalisation is working.”

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  • He said faith could be a "civilising force in globalisation", bringing people together to solve problems such as malaria and extreme poverty.

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  • In a world where globalisation is key, the blogosphere has not yet fully grappled with the impact of the Asian Pacific region and there probably will be some interesting discussion around this in the future. posted by redbarren at 6: 38 PM

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