History Of Globalization In Sri Lanka

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ASIA PACIFIC INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Foundation Individual Assignment Prepared By: M.R.M.Suhail (CB005809) Module Code & Title BMI012-4-0-EAP English for Academic Purposes Cohort: FF1471 Date of Submission: 12th September 2014 Instructor: Ms. Indeevari Dodantenna Word Count: ……718…….. MARKING CRITERIA MARKS 1. Content 15% 2. Format 10% 3. Structuring / Organizing 10% 4. Creativity 10% 5. Style 15% 6. Grammar & Spelling 10% 7. Vocabulary 10% 8. Sources 10% 9. Referencing 10% Total 100% Our Nation and Globalization “The latest invasion In every nation Of this generation Is globalization Even Sri Lanka is not an exception” Globalization is a relatively new term used to describe a very…show more content…
Globalization has been developing and growing rapidly over the past centuries. There are various types of globalization in which Sri Lanka as a developing country is effected namely; Economic globalization and Socio-cultural globalization. There are good effects of globalization as well as bad effects of it. There are aspects in which globalization affects a developing country like Sri Lanka. International tourism, International sports, International trade and urbanization are the results of globalization. Globalization in Srilanka started with the arrival of Vijaya and his 700 companions from India, later followed by Arabians, Portuguese, Dutch and the British, even in the form of invasion there are values of globalization in it. Globalization has been the cause for many developments in the fields of communication and transportation which allow people to conquer the world on a large scale and turn it into a global…show more content…
As every moon has a dark side, globalization too has its own bad effects on Sri Lanka. Globalization has multitude fallouts like increasing poverty, rising crime and violence, environmental degradation, changes in life styles and erosion of cultural values (Indrarathna, nd).globalization increases in the exploitation of child labour countries with weak protections for children are vulnerable to infestation by rogue companies and criminal gangs who exploit them. Child labour pervades the developing world. The International Labour Office estimates that at least 250 million children aged 5 to 15 are working. This prevalence of child labour upsets many people in rich countries. As a result, governments in Europe and elsewhere have imposed or threatened to impose trade sanctions that restrict the sale of goods from developing countries. The stated aim of these sanctions is to force developing countries to take steps towards the elimination of child labour (Edmonds,

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