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.
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.
The latest economic crisis is discussed in this chapter as well as the following Great Recession.
Global Commodity chains as signs of globalization are pointed out in this chapter.
Transnational corporations (TNCs) are very important for globalization as this chapter will point out.
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.
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.