“ What Is Globalization ? The Definitional Issue – Again ”

@inproceedings{Giddens2003WI,
  title={“ What Is Globalization ? The Definitional Issue – Again ”},
  author={Anthony Giddens and Veerapon Sopa},
  year={2003}
}
  • Anthony Giddens, Veerapon Sopa
  • Published 2003
Knowledge of globalization is substantially a function of how the concept is defined. After tracing the history of ‘global’ vocabulary, this paper suggests several principles that should inform the way globality (the condition) and globalization (the trend) are defined. On this basis four common conceptions of the term are rejected in favour of a fifth that identifies globalization as the spread of transplanetary – and in recent times more particularly supraterritorial – connections between… CONTINUE READING
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