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In what ways has globalisation become
both a positive and negative force in
modern societies?

Globalisation is the increased interconnectness of the world and the greater independence
that results from this (the `shrinking' world.)The process of globalisation has been increasing
at an exponential rate and this is due…

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pools in NICs and LEDCs. This creates several positives and negatives for both the host and
source countries:

Benefits to the source country (the developed world) -

TNC growth leads to higher profits and more taxes are being paid.
Environmental pollution is being `exported' over seas.
It secures…

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is creates jobs and wealth, plus a return for the investor. FDI into China increased from $4
billion in 1991 to $64 billion in 2006, mainly due to the emergence of TNCs.

Some say that globalisation has encouraged unsustainable economic growth, excessive
resource and energy use; therefore it…

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as you would have to consider NICs such
as China, which was once an LEDC and
quickly becoming one of the main
economies in the world. However,
evidence of this inequality may be found
in Lloyd and Dickens Spatial division of
labour ­ where rich MEDCs are leaking…


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