Globalisation - WordPress.com

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WHAT IS GLOBALISATION Integration Connectivity Global effects Factors Contributing to Globalisation THE NEW WORLD ORDER:

Political Changes Economic Changes Spread of Information Technology GLOBALISATION: What it means for the world at large

Globalisation Globalisation: Competing Definitions Essential Questions What are the benefits of globalisation and how do we meet the challenges of

globalisation? Can we be safe from what happens in other countries? Are some countries being shortchanged in the process of globalisation? Lecture Outline Does Globalisation bring the world

together or drive it further apart? Social Cultural The world is coming together i. Increased

Connectivity ii. Democratisation of Ideas People from all over the world can now share ideas and knowledge to be brought closer together The world is coming together

iii. Increased Global Outlook - Reorientation of thinking - Increased identification with global phenomena Growing global identity &

responsibility The world is coming together iv. Enjoyment of global wealth - Improved standard of

living Increased choice for individuals Increased life expectancy The world is being driven further apart i. Rise of Individualism

-Ability to construct an anonymous identity -Changes in work patterns - Changes in family structure The strongest man in the world is The world is being driven

further apart ii. New causes for social problems Fluid movement of resources and ideas (capital) control becomes more difficult and could result in political and economic implications

The world is being driven further apart iii. Increasing richpoor divide - Exacerbation of wealth and health related issues due to uneven access

Lecture Outline Does Globalisation bring the world together or drive it further apart? Social Cultural

Context Soft Power Refers to the global perception of what a country represents and the influence a nation acquires by the attractiveness of its culture

and ideas. The American Dream American Quality The world is coming together Creation of a global village

- Global compression Global consumption The world is coming together i. Creation of a Consumerist

Culture - Lacking in national identity and individuality The world is coming together ii. Cultural

imperialism Neocolonialism Cocacolonization The world is being driven further apart Increased

homogenization provokes reaction and protest e.g. The Amish & Reactionary Movements (French & Chinese) The world is being driven

further apart Heterogenization Reassertion of local identity due to perceived threat

from globalisation Globalisation spurs the reinforcement of local cultures The world is coming together

Hybridisation The ongoing blending of cultures

Glocalisation: mixture of global and local cultures Religion, food, music, language etc Does Globalisation bring the world together or drive it further apart?

What Globalisation Promises Greater understanding and cooperation among nations More opportunities and bigger stage for talents to shine More sharing of information More concerted efforts in fighting global

problems (Diseases, terrorism, environmental problems, etc) However Globalisation is multi-faceted and demands customised solutions. These solutions should fulfil the needs of the countries concerned. Culture is constantly evolving

Notions of cultural categories keep shifting Globalization impacts the evolution/development of culture We must ensure that the global market is embedded in broadly shared values and practices that reflect global social needs and that all the worlds people share the

benefits of globalization. Kofi Annan Reflection Question How should we meet the social and cultural challenges of globalisation in Singapore?

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