Hyperglobalist And Transformationist Perspective Of Globalization

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The concept of globalization is a complex and peculiar one, failing to be definable by a single, precise definition. Centrally, globalization involves information and goods being exchanged amongst different countries. These interactions and interchanges among countries globally over time is due to an increase in communication and transport networks. Globalization is often divided into three main areas being economic globalization, cultural globalization and political globalization. All three are vital areas to one’s life and globalization is said to have a large impact on each. Although globalization is controversial in the aspect that it cannot be declared just how much of an influence the notion has in the world. Political scientists such as Muhammad Ijaz Latif, Anton Pelinka and Martin Wolf all discuss this issue in their respective pieces as well as differing aspects of globalization such as the role the European Union plays in relation to globalization, the different perspectives of globalization and the challenges of the nation-state in regards to globalization. Globalization is said to have three different perspectives, according to Latif, which can be affirmed as the hyperglobalist perspective, the sceptical perspective and the transformationalist perspective (Latif, 2010). Both the hyperglobalist and transformationalist perspectives recognize globalization as apparent in the world, however, they differ in that the former believes globalization is growing fast and

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