- the process by which people, their cultures, money, goods, and information can be transferred between countries, with few or no boundaries.
- It's nothing new
- Language is a key part- especially English
Definition- The increasing interconnectiveness of the world economically culturally and politically.
Origins of the word
- Common usage since the 1990s
- Used to be referred to as global economy
- an umbrella term for how people and places are ever more closely linked
- Positive and negative effects
Views On Globalisation
Technological- Spread and development
Political- political view turning global, democracy, free trade
Cultural- One global culture (western) loss of uniqueness
Demographic- population, movement, migration
Environmental- Problems on global scale
Linguistic- English:global language