AQA A-Level Geography - Global Systems & Governance - Forms of globalisation
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What is economic globalisation mostly caused by?
The growth of TNCs.
What culture, and the ideas, art, media and sport thereof, has the most impact on social globalisation?
The decline of centralised economies bolsters what type of globalisation?
Political globalisation is influenced by what?
The growth of western democracies, and their influence on poor countries.
Economic globalisation accounts for what percentage of the KOF Globalisation Index?
Social globalisation accounts for what percentage of the KOF Globalisation Index?
Political globalisation accounts for what percentage of the KOF Globalisation Index?
What is accounted for in the KOF Index's measures of economic globalisation?
Long-distance flows of goods, capital and services, and the info and views that accompany market exchanges
What is accounted for in the KOF Index's measures of social globalisation?
Spread of ideas, information, images and people
What is accounted for in the KOF Index's measures of political globalisation?
Diffusion of government politices
How can countries fall down the KOF Index?
By increasing customs duties and capital transactions controls, like Cyprus
How can countries improve their standing in the KOF Index?
Reducing trade barriers - like Norway - and increasing trade and foreign investment - like the Czech Republic
Which economies are further down the index?
Major, inward-looking economies like the US, China and Germany
How is economic globalisation measured?
Actual economic flows and restrictions to trade and capital
How is social globalisation measured?
International telecom traffic, degree of tourism, transfers of remittances and FDI, the numbers of internet users, cable TV subscribers and foreign newspapers traded, McDonald's per country and IKEAs per capita.
How is political globalisation measured?
Number of embassies, number of UN peace missions partaken in, and number of international organisations the country is a member of
Which countries are the most globalised?
European, Canada, Australia and NZ
Which countries are the least globalised?
Those below the Brandt line, in conflict and those with low incomes