March 14, 2010 Leave a comment
There are plenty of people who doubt that we live in a globalised society. There are 9 main points to their arguments. This post will outline each of the points in turn.
Globalisation isn’t a new thing
The most famous text to give this argument is ‘Globalization in Question‘ by Hirst and Thompson. One of their main points is that international trade has been around in history for a while and isn’t new. You might they say have a point. Spices and fabrics and things of that nature have been shipped all over the world for centuries. The banana was first brought to Britain in the 1800s. Read more of this post