'Globalization is fundamentally a spatial phenomenon; it lies on a spectrum with the local and national at one end, and the supranational regional and global at the other. It is about the stretching of connections, relations and networks between human communities, an increase in the intensity of these, and a general speeding up of all these phenomena. ' Held and associates suggest that approaches to globalisation can be roughly divided into three broad categories: hyperglobalisers, sceptics and transformationalists which all recognise something fundamental is happening or has happened in the World Economy . For the hyperglobalisers, history and...
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