Tuesday, 19 May Globalization is not global westernization according to Amartya Sen in his article “How to judge globalism”. There is no time. Amartya Sen. “How to Judge Globalism”. Many critics see globalization as a western curse. But in fact it is not one way (west to east) nor is it necessarily a curse. In the article “How to Judge Globalism,” Amartya Sen provides a history of globalism. She talks how globalization is a two way street where in.

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How to Judge Globalism

The pursuit of arms “pushing” gives them a continuing role in the escalation of military conflicts today–in Africa and elsewhere. But the content came from elsewhere.

First Step or Last Gasp? But there is a chain of intellectual relations that link Western mathematics and science to non-western practitioners like the 9th century Arab mathematician Mohammad Ibn Musa-al-Khwarizmi. There is a nicely stylized history uudge which the great developments happened in Europe: To use this website, you must agree to our Privacy Policyincluding cookie policy.

Health and Human Sciences Ot and Health: This is a separate issue altogether. Specialization and economies of scale in production lead to greater quantity of production in. The central issue of contention is not globalization itself, nor is it the use of the market as an institution, but the inequity in the overall balance of institutional arrangements–which produces very unequal sharing of the benefits of globalization. The technology of printing was, of course, entirely an achievement of the Chinese.

Over thousands of years, globalization has contributed to the progress of the world through travel, trade, migration, spread of globaliism influences, and dissemination of knowledge and understanding including that of science and technology.

Ch. 2: How to Judge Globalism

That shallow question is easy to answer, because it is hard to achieve economic prosperity without making extensive use of the opportunities of exchange and specialization that market relations offer. Amaetya is an urgent need for reforming institutional arrangements–in addition to national ones–in order to overcome both the errors of omission and those of commission that tend to give the poor across the world such limited opportunities. First came the Renaissance, then the Enlightenment and the Industrial Revolution, and these led to a massive increase in living standards in the West.


In addition to the momentous omissions that need to be rectified, there are also serious problems of commission that must be addressed for even elementary global ethics. There is no time like the present, when globalization is getting a bad rap because of the financial crisis, to recall some of his arguments. It is not only the case that a marketinclusive system can generate very distinct results depending on various enabling conditions such as how physical resources are distributed, how human resources are developed, what rules of business relations prevail, what social-security arrangements are in place, and so on.

Sen on globalization

In the years to follow, the British focused on teaching english to Indians after scraping the local mediums to teaching. Internationally, we need fair trade, medical initiatives, educational exchanges, technological dissemination, ecological and environmental restraints, and fair treatment of accumulated debts incurred by bow military leaders of the past. Global policies have a role here in helping the development of national institutions for example, through defending democracy and supporting schooling and health facilitiesbut there is also a need to re-examine the adequacy of global institutional arrangements themselves.

It was with similar intentions that the Portuguese sailor Vasco Da Gama embarked upon a voyage to find a sea route to India to facilitate trade of a,artya and spices. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Sure, western history is unique with the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the Industrial Revolution and the development of the New World.

How to Judge Globalism”. Another–somewhat less discussed–global “commission” that causes intense misery as well as lasting deprivation relates to the involvement of the world powers in globalized arms trade. It was picked up by Arab mathematicians and then reached Europe in the 10th century, where it played an important role in the scientific revolution that transformed Europe.


One zen rebut the criticism that a distributional aartya is unfair simply by noting that all the parties are better off than they would be in the absence of cooperation; the real exercise is amaryta choice between these alternatives.

The real solution is to ensure that the distribution of benefits is fair, that the underdogs are getting adequate returns.

We think you have liked this presentation. Consider the resistance in India to the use of Western ideas and concepts in science and mathematics.

That is, he agrees with them that something must be done. As the game theorist juge mathematician John Nash discussed more than half a century ago in “The Bargaining Problem,” published in Econometrica inwhich was cited, among other writings, by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences when Nash was awarded the Nobel Prize in economicsthe central issue in general is not whether a particular arrangement is better for everyone than amarfya cooperation at all would be, but whether that is aartya fair division of the benefits.

In this view, globalization is not only good, it is also a gift from the West to the world. Indeed, al-Khwarizmi is one of many non-Western contributors whose works influenced the European Renaissance and, later, the Enlightenment and the Industrial Revolution.

The central question is not whether to use the market economy.

Our ancestors were well aware that a collaboration between the different parts of the world would be highly necessary to achieve advancement, especially in science and technology. Development Sen on globalization.

Similar incidents happening all across the globe have resulted in anti globalization.