Understanding Globalization: Myths, Realities, and Challenges

This lecture provides an overview of the idea of globalization, one which challenges some of the myths surrounding this ideas, especially the myth that globalization is new. It also outlines the three primary forms assumed by contemporary globalization today, and discusses what people of faith can say about the character of globalization.


Recommended Readings

John Paul II, Memory and Identity: Conversations at the Dawn of a Millennium (2005).

Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Globalization: The Key Concepts (2015).

Robert F. Gorman, What's Wrong with Global Governance? (2016).

Harold James, The End of Globalization: Lessons from the Great Depression (2002).

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