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Globalization

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Department
Geography
Course
GGRA02H3
Professor
Michael Bunce
Semester
Fall

Description
stth2 tutorial meetings 1 session October 5sometime in NovemberStart on assignmentinstructions will be posted by the end of the weekThinking Geographically about GlobalizationMain QuestionsWhat is globalizationWhat processes does it involveWhat is significant about understanding global processesWhat is thinking geographicallyWhat does a geographical perspective have to offerSpatial interactionMovement back in forth of money finance Globalizationno single definitionglobal economic integration global capitalism ie organization of elements of the global economy into a single systemWe will examine what is meant by global capitalism in the lecture thon Sept 27global economic and political interdependence and interconnectivity ie elements of the system are dependent on each other and involve high levels of interconnection on an increasingly global scaleGlobal culture Global community global villageeveryone can communicate with everyone instantly like a village but on a global scale technology idea of global community common global values global villageExample globalization of TV programsThe term global village was coined by Marshall McCluhanIn his book The Gutenberg Galaxy 1962 he argued that print culture would be replaced by electronic interdependencewith electronic media replacing visual culture with auraloral
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