Globalisation - an introduction

Ankie Hoogvelt, 1997

(Author of Globalisation and the Postcolonial World, Macmillan, London, 1997 - Reader in Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield, UK)


This presentation provides, in three parts, an overview of issues relating to globalisation in today's ever shrinking world.

It navigates through the key themes contained in the author's latest book, Globalisation and the Postcolonial World, especially in Part II of that popular book. It presents them in an attractive mix of words, illustrations and statistical information. While the tutorial has been designed to stand alone, it should be regarded not as a substitute, but rather as a back-up to that publication.

The presentation contains many references to relevant books and articles, so that the student can study aspects in greater depth. It is designed for use by students of

The text contains 149 "pages" set out in an easily followed step by step format which allows the user to develop an understanding of the conceptual hierarchy of complex theoretical issues. The user can interact intuitively with the presentation.

The central themes are organised as follows:

Text by Ankie Hoogvelt 1997

Graphics by MAP21 Ltd

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The following are EXAMPLE PAGES from the CD-Rom presentation:

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1 Nov. 1998