What is globalization?

  • (noun): Growth to a global or worldwide scale.
    Example: "The globalization of the communication industry"
    Synonyms: globalisation


Globalization is the process of international integration arising from the interchange of world views, products, ideas, and other aspects of culture. In particular, advances in transportation and telecommunications infrastructure, including the rise of the Internet, are major factors in globalization and precipitate further interdependence of economic and cultural activities.

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Some articles on globalization:

Sadat Husaini - Globalization and Capitalism
... the view that although Islam stands for globalization and universal brotherhood, modern globalization is a tool of exploitation and creates economic and social inequality ... The globalization has resulted into the monopoly of western cultural and ethical values and has undermined the political sovereignty of the nation states ...
Middle East And Globalization - Views On Globalization - The Jihadists
... Radical Islamists view globalization as a new dawah(call) for the elimination of the boundaries between Dar al-Islam (domain of Islam) and Dar al-Kufr ... Globalization is thought to lead to unrestricted freedom in the name of human rights, as understood in the West, and to libertinism, the distinguishing characteristics of ... Globalized organizations inspired by globalization are now fighting against it ...
Middle East And Globalization - Terrorism Made Easy: 9/11
... century’ and the first major war in the age of globalization brought into focus the contradictions generated by this phenomenon ... was supposed to promote democracy it was often the case that globalization forces inhibited it leading to an intensification of local and global political conflicts as was the case of the Middle ... in fear and anxiety and September 11 was probably the most powerful alarm towards the danger that globalization carries within new technologies empower angry disempowered people with technologies of ...
Globalization - Key Journals
... Main article List of globalization-related journals Key academic journals examining globalization include Antipode Economic Geography Globalization and ...