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Globalization: A Resource Guide

Globalization and Pandemics

In light of the global pandemic of COVID-19 that caused economic recession worldwide on top of the great number of lives lost to the virus there has been a lot of coverage of the risks of globalization. The increased interconnectedness of today’s world is seen not only in the increased flow of people, goods, and information but also viruses that sweep throughout the globe like a wildfire. Response to the economic devastation has included protectionist policies that will undoubtedly cause reversal of some aspects of globalization. Sources in this section discuss the role of globalization in spreading pandemics as well as consequences of pandemics for globalization.

The following titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are included when available.

Internet Resources

The following online resources provide additional information on globalization and pandemics.