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What is Globalization?

 
Geography Starter

Starter

 
How does this image show 'globalization'?
 
Symbol of Globalization
 
Geography Activities

Activities

 

Is it ... Global News?

BBC News
 
Geographical Visualisation

GIS > Geographical Visualisation

 

Is it ... the ease of Global Maritime Transport?

 
Click on the vessels to see where they are registered and their destinations.
 

Is it ... the Internet?

The Internet
 

Is it ... Global Brands?

 
 

Definitions

A process in which geographic distance becomes a factor of diminishing importance in the establishment and maintenance of cross border economic, political and socio-cultural relations.
Globalization is the worldwide process of homogenizing prices, products, wages, rates of interest and profits.
A decoupling of space and time, emphasising that with instantaneous communications, knowledge and culture can be shared around the world simultaneously.
A worldwide drive toward a globalized economic system dominated by supranational corporate trade and banking institutions that are not accountable to democratic processes or national governments.
 

Task

Write your own definition of 'Globalization' and then use either Audacity or vozMe to generate an mp3 audio file of that definition.

Your definition should be between 35 and 40 words in length.

 
Geography Review

Review

 
Can you list three 'globalization' facts from the following video clip?
 
 

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