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Industrialization

  • By: Isaias R. Rivera
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Industrialization transformed the global economy in the 18th century, but its ramifications extend beyond economic change. Industrialization as a global phenomenon was also a process of defining conceptions of the world and society that were promoted through new ideas related to ...

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