The Positive And Negative Impacts Of Globalization

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Globalisation is inevitable. It affects almost all aspects of life. Meerhaeghe (2011, p. 240) states that globalisation is the logical result of capitalism where economic, political, social, cultural and ideological developments cross the borders of nation-states. It also has been variously defined as action at a distance (Giddens, 1990 as cited in Uz, 2014, p. 79), time-space compression (Harvey, 1989 as cited in Uz, 2014, p. 79), and networking (Castells, 1996 as cited in Uz, 2014, p. 79). The world seems interconnected and interdependent as a result of international factors. However, there are positive and negative impacts of being global citizens. This essay is going to discuss the impacts of globalisation in education, culture, and business, focusing on global marketing. As Carnoy (2000) cited in Tarc (2012) mentions the impacts of globalisation in educational sectors are divided into several fragments such as the reduction of public spending on education, the expansion of higher education, and the participation in international comparisons of educational systems. Firstly, the pressure to reduce public spending on education occurs because of the bias of IMF and World Bank policies, especially for developing countries (Tarc, 2012, p. 9). It is better to spend money on economic growth rather than in education development. It is not entirely correct since a country can develop fast because of the strong foundation which is education. Then, governments have to expand higher
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