chapter  3
Economic globalization?
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It is now almost impossible to pick up a newspaper or listen to the news without either being confronted by the word ‘globalization’ or being faced with issues relating to its economic impact. For instance, financial scandals or crises are said to be having ripple effects throughout the world, or jobs are being gained or lost through the business decisions and activities of large corporations. The quotes that follow give you some flavour of the ways such developments are being interpreted.