Discuss general dimensions of globalization

Identify at least one theoretical perspective used to analyze globalization.

-Discuss general dimensions of globalization (please access the link below for an explanation of the general dimensions, which are interconnection, intensity, integration and institutionalization, pace, and level of impact).

-Identify major debates concerning globalization (e.g., hyperglobalizers; transformationalists).

-How have social institutions (or processes) in cities been affected by globalization?  (Here, you can discuss what some call “dimensions”.  These include: the economy, politics, culture, technology and international trade relations).

-What are some successes, failures, and consequences of globalization? Identify current and/or future trends of globalization and its effect on cities.

Formatting

Be sure to follow all requirements concerning citations and requirements for submitting a well-developed responsive essay.  The length of the responsive essay should not exceed 3-4 pages.  Please single space your response.  You can use the questions as an outline (or format) for your responses.

Useful Reference Material for Option A:

Center on Law and Globalization.  (Dimensions of globalization)***

          http://clg.portalxm.com/library/evidence.cfm?evidence_summary_id=250009

Professor Saskia Sassen, Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology, Columbia University.

          http://www.saskiasassen.com/

Identify at least one theoretical perspective used to analyze globalization.

-Discuss general dimensions of globalization (please access the link below for an explanation of the general dimensions, which are interconnection, intensity, integration and institutionalization, pace, and level of impact).

-Identify major debates concerning globalization (e.g., hyperglobalizers; transformationalists).

-How have social institutions (or processes) in cities been affected by globalization?  (Here, you can discuss what some call “dimensions”.  These include: the economy, politics, culture, technology and international trade relations).

-What are some successes, failures, and consequences of globalization? Identify current and/or future trends of globalization and its effect on cities.

Formatting

Be sure to follow all requirements concerning citations and requirements for submitting a well-developed responsive essay.  The length of the responsive essay should not exceed 3-4 pages.  Please single space your response.  You can use the questions as an outline (or format) for your responses.

Useful Reference Material for Option A:

Center on Law and Globalization.  (Dimensions of globalization)***

          http://clg.portalxm.com/library/evidence.cfm?evidence_summary_id=250009

Professor Saskia Sassen, Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology, Columbia University.

          http://www.saskiasassen.com/