China joins the WTO in 2001

Structure

continued from » Structure

1.0 » Introduction

Before giving information about globalization, this chapter will provide some information about the way a geographer sees the world.

2.0 » Globalization

In this chapter, globalization is characterized and defined.

2.2 » World Economy

An overview of the world economy will be given here.

2.2.1 » Before 1914

This chapter provide information about the economic situation before World War One.

2.2.2 » 1914-1945

Both world wars have been considered as a setback in economic development worldwide.

2.2.3 » Post-war

This chapter will give some information about the economic situation after World War Two.

WTO

2.2.4 » New Millennium

The latest economic development will be described in this chapter.

2.2.5 » EU

The development of the EU will be shown here.

2.3 » The Great Recession

The latest economic crisis is discussed in this chapter as well as the following Great Recession.

2.4 » Global Commodity Chains

Global Commodity chains as signs of globalization are pointed out in this chapter.

2.5 » Transnational Corporations

Transnational corporations (TNCs) are very important for globalization as this chapter will point out.


Automobile Industry

2.6 » Financial Sector

This chapter will provide some information about the financial sector taking globalization into account.

2.7 » Port Economy

An important development is the container development in sea transport which will be pointed out in this chapter.

2.8 » Global Cities

Globalization has to take place somewhere: in global cities as hubs of economic clusters.

2.9 » Winners and Losers

There are not just countries that profit from globalization. In fact, there are more 'losers' than 'winners' which will be shown in this chapter as well as the rise of China as an undoubtedly winner.

3.0 » New Challenges

Globalization in combination with the climate change cause several risks or worsen the situation in some countries; this chapter will give some information about that.

4.0 » Sources

The aforementioned sources in the chapters are listed here.

New York City - Financial District
Shanghai
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