New look on Globalization
Globalization as a process is looked from a broad perspective. It had come about due to the continuous strong influence by the economy worldwide, social and cultural aspects weighing out the national and regional processes (Beck, 2000). This process is not new. It has historical roots running deep. However, a change in the world in the form of space and time due to the revolution in communication and information signifies a qualitative breakthrough from the past. Globalization has therefore greatly underway globally (Mittelman, 2000). The support got a high rate of change in technology, by price, trade liberation, and through growing advantages of supranational rules, exposing national economies to an intensive competition. Globalization has therefore been seen as being caused by a change in the views of the world, products, ideas, and cultural aspects (Weinstein, 2005). Transportation and telecommunication advancement, including telegram and internet development are all main factors of globalization, forming more interdependence of cultural activities and economy. From the advancement achieved by the countries nationally and internationally, I view globalization as something with historical background, evolving culturally and economically, forming ancient, early modern and late modern stages.
Beck (2000) is one of the people who have talked extensively on this concept of globalization, and he argues that globalization is a process that existed many years ago, and it began with the voyages of Vasco Da Gama. ...Show more