Theory Bite on Globalization
edited: Saturday, January 11, 2003
By Glenn Brigaldino
Posted: Saturday, January 11, 2003
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Social criticism of some globalization myths, a look at what (almost) forgotten critics have to say.
Everyday life is so thoroughly permeated by the effects of globalization that it’s intrinsic contradictions and conflicts are rarely recognized and reflected upon by most members of the working class. Globalization is seen in a “matter-of-factly” manner by those fortunate enough to live in economic and social spaces that generally allow for basic needs to be met, where multiple opportunities for social advancement and material security potentially exist.