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Ch 13: Impact of Globalization on Countries

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If you're struggling to understand the impact globalization has on countries, check out the lessons in this engaging chapter. Our comprehensive study guide includes video and text lessons, as well as quizzes, designed to help you complete your homework or study for an exam.

Impact of Globalization on Countries - Chapter Summary

Our professional instructors outline the influence globalization has on the world and the nation's workforce in this helpful chapter. Topics covered here include the ways globalization affects the environment, international trade and individual cultures. We've made it easy for you to study at your convenience through materials accessible 24 hours a day via a mobile device or computer. Before or after reviewing the lessons, take the short, multiple-choice quiz accompanying each lesson to ensure you've understood what you've learned. If you have any questions, our instructors are happy to answer them. After completing this chapter, you should be ready to:

  • Discuss the ways globalization affects economic inequality
  • Explain how labor conditions are affected by globalization
  • Detail the impact of globalization on local culture
  • Identify the affects globalization has on the environment
  • Describe global environmental law and international treaties
  • Outline international government-business relations
  • Differentiate the impact of globalization on developing, transitional and developed nations

5 Lessons in Chapter 13: Impact of Globalization on Countries
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How Globalization Affects Economic Inequality

1. How Globalization Affects Economic Inequality

In this lesson we'll take a brief look at the effects of globalization on economic inequality through hypothetical interactions such as supply and demand, wealth fluctuation, and worker exploitation.

The Effects of Globalization on Labor Conditions

2. The Effects of Globalization on Labor Conditions

In this lesson, we'll discuss the effects of globalization on labor conditions around the world. Migration, worker exploitation, and the roles of unions in improving working conditions will also be examined.

How Globalization Impacts Local Culture & Society

3. How Globalization Impacts Local Culture & Society

Globalization has had many effects on local cultures and society. While there are many positive effects, there have also been many negative effects which influence people's everyday life. This lesson will discuss some of the pros and cons of globalization.

How Globalization Affects the Environment

4. How Globalization Affects the Environment

In this lesson, we see how globalization affects the environment. We also look at how regulation and ethical issues impact an organization. Using examples of the mineral, timber, and energy industries, we discuss both short and long-term effects.

Global Environmental Law & International Treaties

5. Global Environmental Law & International Treaties

We all share Earth's resources and must work together to protect them. There are many international laws and treaties dealing with environmental issues. In this lesson, we'll give you a brief introduction to some of the major ones you should know.

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