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Globilisation

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In an age of globalization, it is still a hot debate of whether globalization is an advantage or disadvantage to our society. Everyday you hear it on the news, you read it in the newspaper, and you overhear people talking about it… and in every single instance the word globalization seem to have a different meaning. When I hear of globalization I think of the whole world coming close together in all phases. I tend to think that we as human beings are breaking down barriers that have been protected or guarded. For instance, I initially thought of the progress we are making in the communication aspect. So what its globalization and its effects on the United States? 

WHAT IS GLOBALIZTION? 
First off, we will search and explore some definitions of the term globalization. "Globalization is the process of denationalization of markets, politics, and legal systems, i.e., the rise of the so-called global economy" (Introduction to Globalization, 2004). Another article states, "Globalization is an inevitable phenomenon in human history that's been bringing the world cl...

Globalization is a series of social, economical, technological, cultural, and political changes that promote interdependence and growth. Globalization raises the standard ofliving in developing countries, spreads technological knowledge, and increases political liberation. (Harris 5-23) The main cause of globalization is influence from other, more developed, countries. Globalization is a historical process that results from human innovation and technological progress. The social effects of globalization are clearly illustrated in Peru. Once a third-world country filled with poverty and oppression, Peru is now transitioning into a developed nation. In Peru, globalization has raised the human development index, empowered women, and created a stronger country. (Leon 90-91) 
One of the benefits of globalization on a social level is an increased Human Development Index. The Human Development Index is a...

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