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he world, many developing countries now realize how it is an absolute capitalism tool that worsens the level of poverty and works to serve the interest of developed nations. Most multinationals exploit the resources and cheap labor in developing nations under the guise of open economy while repatriating huge profits to the developed nations. It has also been note that corporate malpractices extend to infringe the traditional set up of many communities in developing nations. This has seen western influence overtake sovereignty of the developing countries with significant retrogressive socio-economic and political reforms.
Friedman emphasizes that globalization has boosted the exchange of ideas in various disciplines hence improved the welfare of the society (Friedman, 2008, pg.15). By using the term flat to symbolize the socio-economic and political convergence that the world is headed towards through globalization, Friedman asserts the increasing influence of the phenomena. Technological transfer, knowledge sharing among other gains accrues from globalization hence its increasing significance as far as social integration among communities is concerned as witnessed in the social media.
It can be concluded that the two authors offer either sides of globalization in restructuring the contemporary world. This is a reflection of the divided opinion in regard to globalization with significant weight towards its effect in widening the economic gaps between developed and developing
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According to the paper the relationship between education and globalization takes two broad dimensions. The first dimension involves the role of education in empowering weaker countries, groups, and individuals to compete favorably with other stronger powers. The concern of scholars and economic analysts revolve around the fact that the policies of the global financiers and powerful countries do not actively support education programs.
It enables us view the world with its joys and disappointments, in this book soccer is used in explaining the world and the way in which the local societies are responding to globalization with reappearance to nationalism. The major themes that appear in this book include the following: Globalizationfailure.Globalization fails to do away with the ancient animosities in the game of great competitiveness known as football hooliganism.
As the New Labour claims, "[t]he key to a successful economy was to be knowledge and education", thus educational reform plays a crucial role in the development of British society (Tomlinson, 2001, p.88). Given its importance, this essay therefore aims to assess the achievements of reforms in England's educational system in light of the then political, economic and social conditions at the time.
Angola has been through civil war in the past three decades, and the gruesome events in Angola and Sierra Leone had catastrophic consequences for the people living in the region. The notion of 'blood diamonds' or 'conflict diamonds' resulted from media exposure to these events and prompted the United Nations and the international community to find mechanisms to exclude from international commerce any diamonds traced to rebel movements.
Sociologist Anthony Giddens (as cited in Guillen, 2001, p236) also see globalization closing the wide gap between space and time. It is same for geographer David Harvey and political scientist James Mittelman (as cited in Guillen, 2001, p 236). Globalization is spatial and temporal shrinking of the world.
Governments have worked to make their higher education systems and institutions international. This paper is a review of Kemal Gürüz’s book and specifically discusses how effectively he presents the international movement of scholars and students with comprehensive cultural, historical and socio-economical perspectives.
Professor Clayton came up with the Disruptive innovation system while Professor Porter came up with the integrative innovation model. They both have valid arguments on their models but only one of them can be employed in
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