The Causes And Disadvantages And Disadvantages Of Globalization

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Globalization is the process of development on an international scale as well as the interaction among people, exchange of ideas, companies, cultures, government and many more around the world. However, when did globalization start? There are no definite answers to this as globalization goes back more than thousand of years. A simple explanation can be explained when people buy and sell goods to each other across the country at a great distance, for example; The Silk Road. The Silk Road is an example of the interaction among people around the world like merchants and traders as well as the exchanging of ideas. This exposed the connection between political and economic interaction among many countries around the world during that time. During…show more content…
This is done through technology. For example: international news like BBC. Even though globalization has provided all these benefits however, they mostly benefits developed countries and the rich. The benefits from globalization are not distributed fairly among those that are involved in the trade business. The disadvantages of globalization are of the followings: • Globalization has cause local businesses to shut down. This is due to the fact that local businesses could not compete with these big international companies. For example; Local fried chicken restaurants would shut down if McDonald were to operate in that area. • Cultural dilution. This is when traditions and cultures are less practice as locals are influenced by foreign cultures. Degradation of local and traditional cultures as more and more people are trying to look more ‘western’. For example: refused to wear traditional clothes and prefer to wear jeans or by speaking in English instead of your own national language. (لفلسطين للعروبة اكتبFor Palestain For Arabs I Write. (n.d.). Retrieved April 27, 2015, from
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