Globalization is a widely discussed topic and there are numerous definitions of the
subject in the burgeoning globalization literature :
~~to describe the profound economic and technological developments which enable, for example, Western clothing manufacturers to produce their clothes using cheap labour from China.
~~the politically charged issues of the great power of international corporations.
~~most closely associated with the term economic globalization: the integration of national economies into the international economy through trade, foreign direct investment, capital flows, migration, the spread of technology, and military presence.
17th century Japanese Nanban art
Japanese McDonald's fast food as evidence of corporate globalization
and the integration of the same into different cultures.
~~usually recognized as being driven by a combination of economic, technological, sociocultural, political, and biological factors.