Responses

The resurgence of nationalism – Scotland

Anti-globalisation

Why are people against globalization? Brainstorm the possible reasons and viewpoints.

Anti-globalization movement

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Aim of this lesson:

  • To be able to discuss anti-globalization movements.

What is anti-globalization?

Case Study: ANTI-GLOBALISATION PROTESTS

We can now see the true cost of globalisation

1999:

Protests in Seattle in late 1999 are seen as a watershed in the evolution of the anti-globalization movement:

    • Approximately 60000 (from 700 different groups) people descended on the city to take part in what has become known as the ‘Battle of Seattle’ between 29 November and 2 December 1999.
    • The WTO trade talks were postponed.
    • Rioting took place and damage was relatively widespread.
    • The US military intervened and declared martial law.
    • The media emphasized the anarchy and the chaos of the protest.
    • Bill Clinton, then President of the USA, decried the method of protest – but acknowledged the protesters had some worthwhile points to make.

2009:

2013:

Naomi Klein on how corporate branding has taken over America

 

“The greatest weapon of mass destruction is corporate economic globalization.” Discuss this statement. [15 Marks]Quote by Kenny Ausubel.

Responses

Aims of this lesson:

  • To be able to discuss [offer a considered and balanced review that includes a range of arguments, factors or hypotheses] the attempts to control migration into the United States of America.
  • Revise your case study of migration from Mexico to the USA

US control immigration through biometrics:

What now for America’s growling gatekeepers?

Exam style question:

Explain attempts to control migration into one named country [10 marks]

The markbands can be found here P3 Mark bands – you need to look at Paper 3 Part (a). essay-graphic

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