In Defense of Globalization: It Has a Human Face Jagdish N. Bhagwati* Columbia University, New York (N.) and Council on Foreign Relations, New York…

Essay Assignment Sheet

  • Purpose

Technology has changed societies, economic systems and the workplace, creating a new era of globalization. This development has come with new benefits, risks and challenges. In this essay, you will define globalization and discuss whether globalization is likely to provide more benefits that outweigh its issues and challenges.

Your essay should have an introduction, conclusion, at least 6 body paragraphs and at least 5 direct quotations.

  • Essay question

Do the purported benefits of globalization outweigh its adverse effects? Define globalization and discuss the benefits, risks and challenges it poses.

  • Audience

Instructors and examiners.

The readers expect a full, coherent answer to the question that demonstrates a clear understanding of the assigned reading and the issue in general. Essays should be written in clear, accurate English and follow academic structure and format.

  • Sources and citation requirement

The following sources must be cited in your essay:

Bhagwati, Jagdish. “In Defense of Globalization: It Has a Human Face.” Rivista Di Politica Economica. Nov.-Dec. (2004): 9-20. Print.

Stiglitz, Joseph. Making Globalization Work. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 2006. Print.

In addition to the above citations, you must choose two additional sources from your previous readings as part of your citations and works cited page.

  • Length requirement

5-6 pages, 1500 – 1750 words

  • Format

Typed, double-spaced, 10-12 point Times New Roman, 1-inch margins

  • Documentation form

MLA documentation style

  • Structure

 6 Body Paragraphs

No sample outline is provided for this essay; however, remember that each body paragraph must have a complete and concise topic sentence, supporting statements, and concluding statement. Body Paragraph 1 is likely to contain a definition of globalization. The essay must contain 5 fully integrated and correctly cited quotations that illustrate a main idea of the paragraph.


Restatement of thesis.  Restatement of main ideas. Clinching Statement.

I was thinking for the Structure:

BP1 Bhagwatis definition of globalization

BP2 Stiglitz definition of globalization

BP3 Bhagwatis on benefits (Plus another author (Friedman))

BP4 Stiglitz on benefits

BP5 Bhagwatis on risks (Plus another author (Brown))

BP6 Stiglitz on risks 

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Page 1 of 7 Globalization and technologyIntroductionThe globalization can occur at various levels: at goods and services level, market leveland at production level. The globalization at market…

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