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SOCA02H3 Lecture Notes - Chase Bank, Barbara Garson, Trade Bloc

19 pages67 viewsSummer 2012

Department
Sociology
Course Code
SOCA02H3
Professor
Malcolm Mac Kinnon

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Name Chapter 9--Globalization, Inequality, and Development
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Indicators which point to the globalization of the planet include all BUT which of these?
Answer International trade and investment has increased rapidly.
International telecommunication has become easy and inexpensive.
There has been a growth in tourism.
Individual nation states have given up some of their independence when they joined international
organizations or signed international agreement.
Global stratification is decreasing.
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When Barbara Garson traced a small amount of money she invested in the Chase Manhattan Bank, she discovered that
the money was used to:
Answer bribe Thai officials
construct on oil refinery in Thailand
destroy the natural environment
displace farmers and fishers
all of these choices
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Although social scientists disagree on the exact causes of globalization, most of them stress the importance of all BUT
which of these causes:
Answer technology
politics
medical advancement
economics
trade
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Which of the following is NOT TRUE about transnational corporations as compared to traditional corporations?
Answer Transnational corporations rely on domestic labor and domestic production.
Transnational corporations increasingly emphasize skills and advances in design, technology, and
management.
Transnational corporations depend increasingly on world markets.
Transnational corporations are increasingly autonomous from national governments.
Transnational corporations depend increasingly on massive advertising campaigns.
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The term to describe the simultaneous homogenization of some aspects of life and the strengthening of some local
differences under the impact of globalization is
Answer McDonaldization
regionalization
glocalization
neoliberal globalization
imperialism
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The three main trading blocs-- Asian, North American and West European--are dominated respectively by:
Answer China, the United States and France
China, Canada and the European Union
Japan, the United States and France
Japan, the United States and Germany
Japan, the United States and Great Britain
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Which of the following statements does NOT illustrate an aspect of regionalization?
Answer Most world trade takes place within each of the three main trading blocs.
Each trading bloc competes against the others for a larger share of world trade.
The European Union now has the same currency.
Globalization is making the world a more homogeneous place based on American values.
Islam has become a unifying force over vast stretches of Asia and Africa.
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Jihad can mean which of the following:
Answer perseverance in achieving a high moral standard.
striving or struggle
Islamic fundamentalist reaction to globalization
all of these choices
none of these choices
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Which of the following was (were) a reaction against globalization?
Answer the 9/11 jet highjackings
the armed rebellion in Mexico in the 1990s
teddy bear catapults in Quebec
all of these choices
none of these choices
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According to Hobsbawm, World War I and the Great Depression
Answer incited racism
fostered protectionism
supported military buildup
all of these choices
incited racism and fostered protectionism only
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How old is globalization?
Answer around 30 years old
about 200 years old
approximately 500 years old
generally agreed at 3000 years old
There is no one correct answer to that question.
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When John Lie spent a summer in the Philippines, he made which of the following observations about the most
productive villages:
Answer high birth rates.
little economic inequality
happier inhabitants
all of these choices
little economic inequality and happier inhabitants only
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According to ____ theory, global inequality results from various dysfunctional characteristics of poor societies
themselves.
Answer dependency
modernization
neoliberation
glocalization
colonialist
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____ theory views economic underdevelopment as the result of exploitive relations between rich and poor countries.
Answer dependency
modernization
neoliberation
glocalization
colonialist
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Around 1780 the industrial revolution enabled the most powerful countries to force their colonies to become a source
of:
Answer raw materials
cheap labor
investment opportunities
markets for the conquering nations
all of these choices
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Following World War II, former colonies, now independent, were exploited by new means, which replaced ____.
Answer substantial foreign investment
support for authoritarian governments
mounting debt
direct political control
all of these choices
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Multinational corporations invested heavily in the former colonies, resulting in
Answer the siphoning off of wealth in the form of raw materials
low-paying jobs for the poor people
higher paying jobs in the rich countries
selling back manufactured goods to the poor countries
all of these choices
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According to dependency theorist, multinational corporations and rich countries continued their exploitation of the poor
countries in the postcolonial period by
Answer giving economic aid to the poor
building schools and hospitals
supporting local authoritarian governments
teaching English to the former colonists
all of these choices
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The governments of the former colonies had to borrow money in order to:
Answer create education systems
create transportation infrastructures
provide safe water
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