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  • n. Alternative spelling of globalisation.

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  • n. growth to a global or worldwide scale


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  • Around this time, the term globalization entered everyday use, and then as now, it managed to be vague and unsettling at the same time.


  • At a time when the word globalization was entering common parlance, anxiety over what that entailed was rising.


  • The term globalization encompasses a great deal and theorists approach it from differing angles.

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  • But the term globalization focuses attention narrowly on the scope of activity.

    Frances Moore Lappe: Our Words Are Killing Us

  • Putting the power question front and center, what if progressives were to consistently link the term globalization to centralizing corporate control?

    Frances Moore Lappe: Our Words Are Killing Us

  • They will also learn a lot about the history and deployment of the term globalization, to which Chanda devotes an excellent chapter, complete with an eye-catching graphic, that charts the rapid rise to ubiquity of this slippery and, until very recently, little-used term.

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  • The term globalization has only become commonplace in the last two decades, and academic commentators who employed the term as late as the


  • Long before the introduction of the term globalization into recent popular and scholarly debate, the appearance of novel high-speed forms of social activity generated extensive commentary about the compression of space.


  • The word "globalization" rings in most people's ears as a signal of our advancement, the recognition of our limitless ability to create and have -- beyond measure -- anything we want.

    Shelley A. Lewis: Reclaiming Our Sense of Self In A Globalized World

  • The sharing, growing, and eating of food is a central part of what they call the globalization of hope.

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