Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter, you should be able to:

14.1 Discuss how anthropologists define globalization.

14.2 Describe some of the technological and economic trends resulting in globalization.

14.3 Compare the three theoretical approaches to analyzing globalization.

14.4 Discuss how anthropologists analyze globalization.

14.5 Discuss how anthropologists criticize some of the approaches to understanding politics, culture, and globalization.

14.6 Discuss the consequences of globalization for indigenous peoples.

14.7 Describe the different forms of resistance to globalization by indigenous peoples.

14.8 Discuss how anthropologists contribute to the understanding of globalization.