A Global Perspective for FCS: Sustaining Families, Natural Environments Social Capital
Nickols, Sharon Y., Turkki, Kaija, Pichler, Gertraud, Kirjavainen, Leena, Atiles, Jorge H., Firebaugh, Francille M., Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences
People around the world are increasingly interconnected through communications technology, commerce, and transportation systems-a process and state of being called "globalization." Critics of globalization point out that it leads to environmental degradation, out-sourcing of jobs and unemployment in industrialized countries, exploitation of workers in poor countries, and destruction of traditional cultural structures and values (Schrettle, Breiting, & Klein, 2009). Supporters of globalization contend that it contributes to economic growth, higher productivity and standards of living, access to useful new technology, and multicultural understanding (Schrettle et al., 2009). The …
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Publication information: Article title: A Global Perspective for FCS: Sustaining Families, Natural Environments Social Capital. Contributors: Nickols, Sharon Y. - Author, Turkki, Kaija - Author, Pichler, Gertraud - Author, Kirjavainen, Leena - Author, Atiles, Jorge H. - Author, Firebaugh, Francille M. - Author. Journal title: Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences. Volume: 102. Issue: 4 Publication date: Fall 2010. Page number: 10+. © American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences Apr 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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