Sport and Physical Culture

Sociology

Quiz 14 :

Globalization, Sport, and International Development

Quiz 14 :

Globalization, Sport, and International Development

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An example of how sport has been used by international bodies such as the UN as a political solution to overcome global inequalities is the initiative known as:
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McDonaldization refers to the ways in which:
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Which of the following is NOT a good example of powerful interest groups promoting a return to an older era and social structure, with robust social divisions and borders?
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Those who oppose globalization have often been associated with harbouring __________ views.
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Some objectives of the Sport for Development and Peace initiative have included using sport to:
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Which of the following is NOT true of scholarly discussions of globalization?
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Which multination company became a key target of global anti-sweatshop activism?
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In the text, which of the following approaches is considered to be an important cause of exacerbating economic inequalities in a global sense?
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The process of glocalization is based, essentially, on the notion of _____.
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When a Canadian tries to understand and interpret English Premier League soccer using her own local sensibilities and knowledge, this would be a good example of the process of _________.
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Which of the following was NOT an outcome of global anti-sweatshop activism in the 1990s that targeted Nike's operations?
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Which of the following would be the best example of an area that a student of post-colonialism might research?
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Due to the rise and influence of transnational corporations, research and marketing increasingly occurs in more economically developed countries, while production, through cheaper and less-skilled labour, tends to take place in relatively poor countries. In the text, this set-up is called:
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A way of seeing the world based on regulated support of free trade and markets; promotion of individualism and competition; and reduced social security and government influence in favour of capitalist markets, is a suitable definition for:
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Choudry (2007) critiqued the anti-globalization movement, whereby people based in Europe, North America and Australia supported the campaigns and causes of people in the Global South, specifically because the people involved:
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Of all the countries ranked in the UN Human Development Index with a life expectancy at birth of over 80 years, which one has, by far, the highest national income per capita score?
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A large group of Pakistani immigrants who have settled in Edmonton would best be described by sociologists as an example of a/an _____.
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The shift to a 'borderless life' has been made possible by all of the following developments EXCEPT:
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Many of the countries with human development index scores in the bottom half, according to the UN Human Development Index, are in which continent?
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If we can observe, through the process of globalization, that local cultures are losing their distinctiveness and our global culture appears increasingly similar, we might use the term _______ to describe this.
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