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Rejection of Globalised Production


Examine the rejection of globalised production, including campaigns against TNCs and in favour of local sourcing of food and goods by citizens

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Rejection of Globalised Production


Examine the rejection of globalised production, including campaigns against TNCs and in favour of local sourcing of food and goods by citizens

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REVIEW OF COSTS & BENEFITS OF GLOBAL & LOCAL PRODUCTION

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Anti-Immigration MovementS


Explain how anti-immigration movements represent local resistance to global interactions

Anti-Immigration MovementS


Explain how anti-immigration movements represent local resistance to global interactions

What are the causes of anti-immigration sentiment? In what ways is anti-immigration connected to globalisation? How is this phenomenon represented in real-world examples?

 

Nationalism is the ideological basis for the development of the modern nation-state. It "calls on people to identify with the interests of their national group and to support the creation of a state - a nation-state - to support those interests." Source

 

Nativism is the political policy of promoting the interests of native inhabitants against those of immigrants, including by supporting immigration-restriction measures.

Fig. 1 Explanation of different aspects of nationalism

Fig. 1 Explanation of different aspects of nationalism

 

Fig. 2 Map showing nationalist politics in Europe (Source)

Fig. 3 Bar chart showing anti-immigration feeling across Europe

 

Anti-immigration in France

Anti-immigration in the UK

 

NATIONALISM BY COUNTRY

 

TASK

  1. Define, compare and contrast nationalism and nativism

  2. Using Fig.2, describe the distribution of nationalist politics across Europe. Refer to named parties and statistics.

  3. Take notes on the videos reporting on anti-immigration in France and the UK

  4. Read the introduction in the BBC guide. Explain the reasons for the rise of nationalist parties.

  5. Choose a nationalist political party and explore its website. What are the main reasons for their political positions?

  6. Explain how anti-immigration represents resistance to global interaction. What aspects of global interaction are being resisted and why?

 
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Geopolitical Constraints


Explain how governments limit global interactions through controls on personal freedoms, protectionism and resource nationalism

Geopolitical Constraints


Explain how governments limit global interactions through controls on personal freedoms, protectionism and resource nationalism

Government Control of Personal Freedom: China and Hong Kong

 

Protectionism: USA and China

 

Resource Nationalism: Ghana

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TASK

  1. Read and research the following from pp 606-609 of the course textbook

  2. Make detailed notes under different sub-titles

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Civil Society & International-Mindedness


Explain how civil society promotes international-mindedness and participation in global interactions, including social media use and campaigning for internet freedom

Civil Society & International-Mindedness


Explain how civil society promotes international-mindedness and participation in global interactions, including social media use and campaigning for internet freedom

In two groups: define, explain and provide examples of civil society and international-mindedness. Report back to the group and make notes.

 

TASK: Describe the importance of access to information and explain the role that civil society has in helping this

 
 

what is civil society?

Civil society is the collection of all the civic and social organisations or movements that form the basis of a functioning society. They work in the area between the household, the private sector and the state to negotiate matters of public concern. They include: non-governmental organisations, community groups, trade unions, academic institutions and faith-based organisations.

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Watch the first 3 minutes and make notes.

 

TECHNOLOGY & the arab spring

List examples of how technology assisted the Arab Spring

Make a simple timeline of key events, places and people in the 2010 Arab Spring.

 
 

freedom of the press

Describe the distribution of press freedom globally. Name regions and countries.