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The definition of globalization has changed and evolved over the years. Today, itis used to describe a continuous process of integration between societies, cultures and economies made with the help of global communication and exchange network.

Globalization has had awidespread impact, so it is natural that people have perceived it in many different ways. Specifically, there are those who vouch for its long-term positive effects, and then, there are those who underlineits negative influence. 


In a previous discussion we talked about the positive aspects ofglobalization.
From the cultural point of view, globalization has lead to homogenization.
Withdevelopments in information and communication technology, the world has become a smaller place. As a result, traditional diversity is reduced, and a new multicultural identity is born. This hasfurther lead to the creation of what is known as 'world culture. The access to other cultures is easier, and people believe that this can help in the promotion ofpeace and harmony among different cultures and ethnicities.
From the economic point of view, one of the most important effects of globalization,beginning after World War II, is its impact on trade. With an increase in free trade, the prosperity and wealth of nations as well as their interdependence on one another has increased.

But today, wehave to consider, we need to consider the other side of the coin!
Economically, critics argue that globalization is a disadvantage for poorer nations, and,indirectly it’s a problem for our...
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