SOC203: Living Sociology Question Activist A: “Globalisation is an experience that has split societies and relations within societies, creating inequalities that are frankly unacceptable. It has become a social epidemic we can no longer stand by the sidelines to watch as global citizens, we need to act now”. Based on your understanding of globalisation, critically evaluate the statement above. Do you agree with Activist A regarding the existence of and severity of the issues? In your response, you should also weigh in on his view that we need to “act now” and discuss what that may entail both for Singapore, Singaporeans and others elsewhere. Your response should show an understanding of and discuss the processes and issues in globalisation, applying the concepts and theories learnt in the course. Do support your views and illustrate your arguments with concrete evidence and appropriate examples

Question

Activist A: “Globalisation is an experience that has split societies and relations within societies, creating inequalities that are frankly unacceptable. It has become a social epidemic we can no longer stand by the sidelines to watch as global citizens, we need to act now”.

Based on your understanding of globalisation, critically evaluate the statement above. Do you agree with Activist A regarding the existence of and severity of the issues? In your response, you should also weigh in on his view that we need to “act now” and discuss what that may entail both for Singapore, Singaporeans and others elsewhere.

Your response should show an understanding of and discuss the processes and issues in globalisation, applying the concepts and theories learnt in the course. Do support your views and illustrate your arguments with concrete evidence and appropriate examples