economic growth and economic downturns (e.g., recession, depression) on a national and a global scale
- Contemporary Issues
Technological changes have resulted in a more interconnected world, affecting economic and political relations and in some cases leading to conflict and in others to efforts to cooperate. Globalization and population pressures have led to strains on the environment.
Globalization is contentious, supported by some and criticized by others.
Students will compare and contrast arguments supporting and criticizing globalization by examining concerns including: