Globalization has three main meanings. One is material and refers specifically to the global circulation of objects (natural or fabricated objects) and people (mainly and broadly, immigration, from the south to the north for economic reasons, and tourism, from the north to the south, for cultural reasons). The second meaning of globalization is symbolic and represents the entire world as a finite object that we call a globe. It is what Peter Sloterdijk calls the global cartography. So we see the world itself somehow as an external object even if, concretely, we belong to it. Seeing it as finite, we suspect that it could end at one point or another. It is from this representation of a limited world that we started to think of ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles