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Globalization entails a growing economic, social, political, and cultural interdependence between different nations and localities. It is a process made possible by advanced technology, which drives both the speed and volume of cross-border transactions. These transactions cover a wide range of goods and services, capital flows, and information. Since the 1970s, globalization has become a powerful force in almost all aspects of our lives, with hardly a place in the world untouched by this phenomenon. From business corporations located in New York City to street vendors in Mumbai (Bombay), all have found themselves part of a worldwide, seamless, and indivisible web of interconnected parts.

Politics plays a pivotal role in globalization. Globalization has magnified interactions among states, localities, and social movements throughout the world. Signs of ...

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