What Is Globalization?

Understand the benefits and challenges of our increasingly interconnected world.

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It Takes a Village to Make Your Medicine

Follow the global supply chain across borders and into your pill bottle.

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Trains, Planes, and Shipping Containers

Three innovations shaped how people and goods move around the world today.

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Six Essential International Organizations You Need to Know

Look at the most prominent international governmental organizations tackling the world’s biggest issues.

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Hitting Home: When Global Becomes Local

Actions in one part of the world often affect outcomes in another.

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How Globalization Affects What’s for Brunch

Globalization’s effects can appear where you least expect them—including on your plate.

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Big in China: The Global Market for Hollywood Movies

Hollywood’s relationship with the Chinese market—and its gatekeepers, Chinese government censors—is changing the way movies are made and promoted.

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Two Hundred Years of Global Communications

From the printing press to Instagram, technological advances shape how people communicate.

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Globalization Module Assessment

Questions to check your understanding.

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Globalization Reading List

Supplemental readings and other resources.

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How Globalization Affects You

Explore why globalization is one of the defining realities of modern existence.

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