Immigration And Globalization

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Introduction How does immigration impact an individual’s likelihood to identify with a national identity, or a larger global identity? Does immigration, a component of globalization, impact one identity more than another? These questions are increasingly relevant with the well-documented rise of European nationalist parties, but there are still questions about whether these are empirically connected phenomena.
Immigration, a facet of globalization, is widely discussed, as well as other impacts of globalization, confirming the importance of this trend (Ferreira, Pessoa, & Dos Santos, 2016; Merdzhanovska, 2015; Czaika, & de Haas, 2014; Borchert, & Yotov, 2017; Zolberg, & Woon 1999; Ceobanu, Escandell 2010). Additionally, the study of
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Scholars agree that it is a process that crosses country borders through the sharing and flow of goods, services, economics, culture, technology, and more (Guillen, 2001; Held et al, 1999; Castells, 1996; Kobrin, 1997; Gilpin, 1987; Knight, 2004).
An abundance of literature exists on the impact of globalization in various areas. Scholars have argued that globalization affects, and does not affect ethnic conflict (Ishiyama, 2004; Olzak, 2011). Others have argued a connection between globalization and the outbreak of terrorism as disadvantaged groups react to globalization (Lutz, Lutz 2014; Khan, Estrada, 2017). Research on the human migration component of globalization finds an increase in migration from nation to nation, increasing interactions between formerly separate groups, and they hypothesize ethnic conflict being a result of this (Olzak, 2011). Economic globalization proliferates trade, and the spread of information follows suit (Olzak, 2011). These conclusions are frequently referenced as consequences of globalization, but what this means for whether or not an individual will identify with the nation or global identity remains unclear.

National Identity and Saliency Globalization impacts nations economically, politically, technologically, and through human patterns, but it also impacts humans on a personal level, including their identities and behaviors, making the psychological aspect of globalization key
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