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1 What’s the Difference?

2 Globalization From Asia to Everywhere

3 Essential Question What is globalization, and how does it affect people and places? What is globalization, and how does it affect people and places?

4 Globalization :the development of a worldwide society in which people, money, info., & goods flow fairly freely across national borders. :the development of a worldwide society in which people, money, info., & goods flow fairly freely across national borders.

5 The Global Sneaker

6 Growth of Globalization Reduced tariffs: a tax on imported goods. Reduced tariffs: a tax on imported goods. Free Trade

7 Advances in transportation and communication. Containerized Shipping I.T.

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10 Multinational corporations: large companies that have operations in more than one country. Multinational corporations: large companies that have operations in more than one country.

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12 Economic Interdependence : when countries depend on each other for resources, technology, trade, and investment. : when countries depend on each other for resources, technology, trade, and investment.

13 Benefits of Globalization Creates new jobs in poor countries. Creates new jobs in poor countries. Increased standard of livingIncreased standard of living Outsourcing keeps prices low. Outsourcing keeps prices low.

14 Economic interdependence may lead to a more peaceful world. Economic interdependence may lead to a more peaceful world. Maintain good trade relationsMaintain good trade relations Brings people together. Brings people together. Shared ideas, technology, art, and musicShared ideas, technology, art, and music

15 Problems of Globalization Outsourced factories pollute poor countries, who lack environmental protection laws. Outsourced factories pollute poor countries, who lack environmental protection laws.

16 Outsourced jobs exploit, or harm, workers. Outsourced jobs exploit, or harm, workers. Many poor countries lack worker protection laws.Many poor countries lack worker protection laws. Long hours for low wagesLong hours for low wages

17 Jobs sent offshore are lost at home in developed countries. Jobs sent offshore are lost at home in developed countries. Can upset traditional ways of life. Can upset traditional ways of life.

18 What’s this political cartoon saying about globalization?

19 Assignment: Globalization Cartoon ELT: Explain how the world’s population is increasing connected. ELT: Explain how the world’s population is increasing connected. Assignment: Draw a political cartoon supporting or criticizing globalization. Assignment: Draw a political cartoon supporting or criticizing globalization.

20 Works Cited "Alligator Converse." Funny Pictures. Web. 2 Dec Hart, Diane. Geography Alive Regions and People. Palo Alto, CA: Teacher's Curriculum Institute, Print. "Globalization." Globalization! Is it really that bad?. Web. 2 Dec "Gold Shoes." Nike Air Force 1 "Closing Ceremonies". Web. 2 Dec "Multinational Corporations Logos." Multinational Corporations. Web. 2 Dec "Nike Protest." NIKE and Child Labor. Web. 2 Dec "San Francisco Bay cargo ship." Green Car Reports. Web. 2 Dec "Shoe Phone." Flickr. Web. 2 Dec "Shoelaces Tied Together." Web. 2 Dec "Shoes Thrown at George W. Bush in Iraq." Animated Gif Picdump. Web. 30 Nov


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