Globalisation: “Geography is History”?

26 Jan

Two great resources for discussion on globalisation.

1. Doreen Massey (2006) on ‘Is the world really shrinking?’. I recommend from 2:40 – 11:15 minutes. Offers a note-taking oppertunity for the positive and negative aspects of globalisation, and highlight debatable aspects. Access here:

2. Saskia Sassen (2006) in a video for Teachers’ TV discusses her take on ‘What is globalisation?’ and affects and effects on and in London. She, like Massey above, highlights its unevan and unequal nature. I suggests 3:30 – 7:45 minutes. Access here:


One Response to “Globalisation: “Geography is History”?”


  1. Railways and their maps: bringing us closer together? « Trainee Teacher's Blog - May 12, 2011

    […] the proposed high-speed train link between Manchester and London – my post can be accessed here: In fact, she suggests, it is actually […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: