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4.1 What are the causes and effects of globalization?


What students need to learn:


Content
Students should be able to:
Additional Guidance Notes
Causes of globalisation
Identify factors contributing to globalisation.
For example: trade liberalisation; reduced cost of communications; increased significance of transnational companies.
Effects of globalisation
Identify the benefits and costs of globalisation.
Students should consider the issue of sustainability and environmental degradation as part of the costs of trading.

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