79. Globalization


Each student will complete a research paper on the topic below. Students should utilize the course readings in completing the paper and should cite at least three to five additional sources of information that are not included in the course readings list. Papers should be double spaced, 12 point, Times New Roman Font and headings and subheadings should be used. APA format must be used. Papers will be evaluated on the following criteria: Strength and Soundness of Paper and Format and Organization.
MidTerm Paper: 1. The Definition of Globalization 2.The impact of globalization has had on textile and apparel firms around the globe 3. The challenges textile and apparel firms face today because of globalization 4. The environment and social abuses occurring in the production and distribution of textile and apparel goods.
Course Reading References for Research Paper.
*Rein, S. (2014) .The end of Cheap China. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons ISBN 978-1-118-17206-3
*Lechner, F.J. & Boli, J. (Eds.). (2014). The Gloabaliazation reader, (4th ed.) . West Sussex, UK Wiley-Blackwell ISBN 978-0-470-65563-4
* Arnett, J.J. (2016). The psychology of globalization. American Psychologist 57 (10), 774-783
*Rees, K., & Hathcote, J. (2016). The U.S. textile and apparel industry in the age of globalization. Global Economy Journal, 4(1), 1-22)
* Bonacich, E. ( 1998). Latino immigrant workers in the Los Angeles apparel industry. New Political Science, 20(4), 459-473.
Three additional resources by the student:
* Black, S., Brainerd, E., (2014) Importing Equality? The Impact of Globalization on Gender Discrimination. The national Bureau of Economic Research
* Abernathy, F.H., Dunlop, J.T., Hammond, J.H., Weil, D.( 2004) Globalization in the Apparel and Textiles Industries. Ch.2(p. 23-47)