• 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
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Views On Globalisation

Economic- Integration

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

Urban-Global cities

Linguistic- English:global language

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