The Impact of Globalization Cause and Effect Essay by cee-cee

The Impact of Globalization
A discussion on how economic globalization is affecting local cultures.
# 108926 | 1,379 words | 7 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Nov 05, 2008 in Environmental Studies (Urban Issues) , Economics (Globalization)

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This paper evaluates how economic globalization is affecting and influencing local cultures while also exploring why urban geographers are increasingly analyzing the world's cities for influences of globalization as well. The city of Los Angeles, California is included as an example of a city that is analyzed according to its urban layout, socio-culture influence, economic specialization, and role in globalization throughout the Southern California region in addition to the Pacific Rim. This paper concludes with a critical analysis of globalization based on the results reported.

Executive Summary
Effects of Globalization on Local Cultures

Sample of Sources Used:

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  • Konvitz, Josef W (1994). Global cities and economic growth. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. The OECD Observer,(190), 31. Retrieved November 7, 2007, from ABI/INFORM Global database. (Document ID: 915185).

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