Structures of Globalization Quiz

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According to Arjun Appadurai's concept of 'scapes', which of the following refers to the global movement of people?


What does the term 'mediascapes' refer to in Appadurai's framework?

The flow of cultural products and information

Which of the following is NOT one of Appadurai's 'scapes'?


What is the key question we should ask when studying globalization?

What is being globalized?

Which of the following best describes the concept of 'financescapes'?

The global circulation of money and capital

What does the term 'ideoscapes' refer to?

The global spread of political ideas and beliefs

What is the primary characteristic of globalization according to the text?

It is a complex phenomenon occurring at multiple levels.

Which of the following disciplines is NOT mentioned as contributing to the understanding of globalization?


According to Manfred Steger's definition, what does the "expansion" aspect of globalization refer to?

Both the creation of new and multiplication of existing social networks across boundaries.

What is an example of the "intensification" aspect of globalization provided in the text?

The impact of monsoon floods in Bangkok on Honda's operations in America.

Which of the following is NOT listed as an "engine of globalization" in the text?

The influence of multinational corporations.

How should globalization be viewed and understood?

Through an interdisciplinary approach considering multiple theories and perspectives.

Test your knowledge on contemporary drivers of globalization, emergence of economic and political systems, and the complexity of globalization as a phenomenon. Explore how globalization affects individuals in both negative and positive ways.

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