Globalization: Some Implications & Strategies For Women

Article By: Marjorie Griffin Cohen, Laurell Ritchie, Michele Swenarchuk, and Leah Vosko.
for the NAC: National Action Committee on the Status of Women (Canada)

Our world is getting meaner and as we reach the new millennium, ideas about collective ways of solving social problems have lost ground to arguments that the rules of competition are inevitable in the face of globalization. The apparent inevitability of a meaner world is reinforced by the remarkable ideological convergence of political and economic institutions around the world. Where diversity in economic and political institutions was once tolerated, uniformity is now demanded by international institutions.