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This video was recorded at 21st IPSA World Congress of Political Science "Global discontent? Dillemas of change", Santiago 2009. The term "global discontent" sums up many of the challenges of our times. Globalization, while old in origins, has come to dominate our lives during the last couple of decades. If technological change has been the driving force, the collapse of the bipolar world system has opened the floodgates for it to reach all corners of the world. Internationalization as a phenomenon has been with us for a long time. As communication and transportation systems around the world improved, we were constantly told that the world was becoming a smaller place. But globalization as a process is of more recent vintage. It refers not only to the speed with which information, money and... Show More


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