Globalization Is The Process Of Interaction And Integration Among The People

1943 Words Apr 28th, 2016 8 Pages
Globalization is the process of interaction and integration among the people, companies, and governments of different nations, a process driven by international trade and investment and aided by information technology. Because of exploitation, which characterized the entire system of colonial rule and much of recent history, some scholars define globalization as essentially “a system of political, economic, and cultural domination forcibly imposed by a technologically advanced foreign minority on an indigenous majority’ (Geller, 1994). The western world, which generally includes developed nations with eurocentric culture, dominate other nations and individual, non-western cultures eventually fade. The process of globalization spreads western values and practices to other cultures. Western societies grow and prosper at the expense of other peoples and the environment (Daes, 2004). Indigenous peoples loose many of their traditions from western domination. According to Dr. Erica-Irene Daes (2004), an academic and diplomat who is best known for her work with the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Populations, western intrusion on indigenous lands have not just displaced millions of people, leveled rainforests, emptied rivers and exterminated more of the world 's biological diversity. These projects also set ethnic and social conflicts into motion that may haunt us for generations yet to come. Indigenous cultures possess a more individual knowledge and have agricultural…
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