The Pros And Cons Of Globalization

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Globalization The definition of globalization is the process of international integration arising from the interchange of world views, products, ideas and other aspects of culture. One can say that there are people that benefit from globalization. And to counter act that there are others that do not reap those benefits. As a result of the increase in inequalities and overwhelming contrasts between the two parties, globalization has been known as a global apartheid. The Afrikaans meaning of the word apartheid literally means “apart hood” which stems from a system of segregation in South Africa. Critics are able to compare the apartheid, which was enforced through legislation, to globalization, a social construct which should be helping our societies,…show more content…
In a reflection on the five year reviews of the UN conferences of the 90’s, the correlation was discussed. On the verge of a new millennium, the challenges facing feminist attempts to link gender justice with economic justice at the global, national, and local levels. In a paper for UNIFEM (United Nations Development Fund for Women). When conducting the five-year review of the Beijing Platform for Action we see the two directions this ideology stems from. On the one hand, intricate, yet misunderstood which results in it being poorly regulated, processes of globalization appear as the new form of a free-market landslide. In a sense that it obscures all potential substitutes to a global capitalist order that is driven by profound and increasing inequalities of wealth and income, and in which rising numbers of impoverished people are being marginalized from access to secure livelihoods. Culturally, globalization has the potential to deplete a woman of her identity and independence to a dominant global culture, autonomy, which has been researched to be imperative for human interaction. Conversely, at least one set of responses to said processes of globalization include the improvement of religion-based, national, ethnic or other identities through the declaration of "traditional" gender roles and systems of authority and
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