Is globalisation a product of industrialisation and capitalism?

Do you think globalisation can be reversed?
2. Why could globalisation be seen as an European originating phenomena?
3. Is it too Euro-centric to identify globalisation with the expansion of the West?
4. In what ways might modern technology be the key to the expansion of globalisation?
5. What is the connection between globalization, fragmentation, and war?
6. Is globalisation a product of industrialisation and capitalism?
7. Is globalisation a product of the world unifying with the end of the cold war?
8. What are the differences between ‘globalist’ and ‘sceptical’ perspectives?
9. What are the limits of sceptical, transformationalist and discourse theory perspectives?
10. Is globalisation as an idea more important than globalisation as a reality?
11. Compare and contrast Bourdieu and Bauman’s views of globalisation.
12. In what way have technological changes have led to cultural globalisation?
13. How have structural and institutional changes to the media industry affected the globalisation of culture?
14. Is the globalisation of culture leading to homogenisation or increasing heterogeneity?
15. How are global cities both global and local?
There are two essential textbooks for this module that you should use as reference texts:
???Martell, L., The Sociology of Globalization (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2010).
???Sholte, J.A., Globalization: A Critical Introduction (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillian, 2005)