10.9 Tensions Between Cultural Traditions and Modernization
Do the benefits of globalization outweigh the costs?
Unit Essential Question:
- How does globalization impact institutions, nations, international relations, and the lives of individuals?
GLOBALIZATION AND A CHANGING GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT (1990–PRESENT): 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.
(Standards: 2, 3, 4, 5; Themes: MOV, TCC, GEO, GOV, ECO, TECH, EXCH)