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Introduction to globalisation
These two videos give an overview of the subject of globalisation.
Have we reached the end of globalisation?
This video asks the question, "Have we reached the end of globalisation?"
Books in the Senior Library
Why Globalization Works by
Call Number: Library - SFC - Humanities 337 (ECO)
This book includes sections on manufacturing and globalisation. Check the index to find the relevant pages.
Summary - A distinguished international economist here offers a powerful defense of the global market economy. Martin Wolf explains how globalization works, critiques the charges against it, argues that the biggest obstacle to global economic progress has been the failure not of the market but of governments, and offers a realistic scenario for economic internationalism in the post-9/11 age.
Globalisation in manufacturing
This video shows the Prime Minister, David Cameron, visiting Jaguar Land Rover's new £500 engine plant.
About 400,000 engines will be produced at the plant every year - one rolling off the production line every 30 seconds.
But some firms are concerned that more parts are not being made locally after it emerged that 50% of components going into the new engines will be made abroad. (Source: You tube)
Seafaring nation faces death of shipbuilding
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This short article discusses the decline of the British shipbuilding industry and why this has happened.