There are many different definitions of globalisation, but much of it has to do with the movement of people, goods, capital and ideas. Globalisation can have both costs and benefits and these issues can provoke strong feelings and challenges.
It is like we are now living in a borderless world, but not everyone benefits from living in this "global village".
Globalisation is a large and complex topic. Therefore, you cannot just go to one area on the Library shelves to find the information you want.
- 323.4 Civil Rights
- 327 International Relations
- 337 International Economics
- 381 Commerce (Trade)
- Fair trade
- Free trade
- Developing countries
- Globalisation -- Australia
- Globalisation -- Economic aspects
- Globalisation -- Environmental aspects
Audio Visual Resources
Issues in Society
- Encyclopedia Britannica
- World Book Encyclopedia
Don't forget you will need your user name and password to use these resources.
Use the following websites to begin any Internet searches on this complex topic. They are very broad sites which may have resources on many of the topics you are interested in researching.
- Grameen Bank - Banking for the Poor
- International Forum on Globalisation (IFG)
- A Well-Fed World
- World Bank - PovertyNet
- World Trade Organisation
- World Vision Australia
Use these websites to research topics in more depth.
- The UN Refugees Agency Links to annual reports on child soldiers in many countries around the world.