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    I need to write a 1500 essay for this one question:

    ''Has globalisation been a success for everyone?''

    I have only written 380 words, what else do can I include? I have already defined what Globalisation is and some examples of the advantages
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    Thats the most open ended essay question I have ever heard of!

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    You probably could spend more words on the advantages of globalisation than that, there are a lot!



    Some (of many) mini topics you could use in your essay would be:

    Technology spread
    Trade/competition benefits generally (re specialisation & comparitive advantage)
    Free trade



    Some disadvantages
    Exploitation
    Outsourcing

    Talk about G20 summits
    Maybe get some stuff in there about multinational companies, how the globalised nature of the world financial economy lead to the spread of the Credit crisis across the world.
    Growth of China.



    Literally, that essay could be endless, you should not have any trouble filling those words! =)


    To summarise
    Globalisation
    +Competition
    +Trade
    +Specialisation (these are interrelated)

    -exploitation of labour in developing countries
    -as the world becomes one economy, if one countries economy fails, the others may be at risk.

    Conclusion:
    Globalisation has been a success for many, especially in the past for developed/colonial nations and currently for countries like China/India with their massive export-led growth. There have been those for who globalisation is bad(exploited sweatshop workers, British farmers) but on the whole Globalisation is a good thing altho no, it has not been a sucess for everyone.
    Expect furthur future tensions as globalisation marches foward, and one area of concern is the lack of a coordinated powerful global economic body to oversee an increasingly globalised world economy.
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    (Original post by xx_alison_xx)
    I need to write a 1500 essay for this one question:

    ''Has globalisation been a success for everyone?''

    I have only written 380 words, what else do can I include? I have already defined what Globalisation is and some examples of the advantages
    As Chryye said, it's a pretty open question, and you could take any angle you wanted to. In addition to Chryye's excellent suggestions, you could consider some of the positives that can come about from globalisation in theory and then relate them to real World evidence to see how it balances out. Consider the theory of comparative advantage, trade in labour flows etc.
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    I would suggest: http://libertarianpapers.org/2009/10...n-perspective/
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    Evaluate the statement that globalisation increases living standards

    Talk about comparative advantage
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    You should do some more research.
 
 
 
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