What Would Our World Look Like Today If Globalization Did Not Exist?

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What would our world look like today if globalization did not exist? The answer is that it would look quite different from what we are used to today. Many of the products used every day by Americans have been made available and sold to us due to globalization. Globalization is the process or act in which values, technologies, and businesses spread internationally; connecting, sharing ideas and technologies and moving from their domestic roots to establish a worldwide influence as they expand their sources of production and customer base beyond their home boundaries. This practice has been happening since World War II, continuing to better the global economy, while sometimes ruining countries at the same time. Dominant countries, otherwise known as “core countries,” like the United States, Germany, and the United Kingdom benefit more from globalization because they can dominate the trade markets, control advanced technologies, and maintain high levels of productivity. On the contrary, peripheral countries like Uganda are recognized by their dependent and disadvantageous trade links, obsolescent technologies, and undeveloped economies. While there are many cons to why globalization can be bad for both core and peripheral countries, as you will see in this essay, the pros outweigh the cons. The world we know today is vastly improved due to globalization. Globalization has helped to promote advanced and more inclusive education in countries where education of the general
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