Globalisation vs Regionalism - What's the difference?

globalisation | regionalism |


As nouns the difference between globalisation and regionalism

is that globalisation is the process of going to a more interconnected world while regionalism is affection, often excessive, to one's own region and to everything related to it.

globalisation

English

Alternative forms

* globalization

Noun

(wikipedia globalisation) (-)
  • The process of going to a more interconnected world.
  • The process of making world economy dominated by capitalist models. (World System Theory by I. Wallerstein)
  • regionalism

    English

    Noun

  • Affection, often excessive, to one's own region and to everything related to it.
  • Political tendency to concede forms of politico-administrative autonomy to regions.
  • (countable, linguistics) A word or phrase originating in, characteristic of, or limited to a region.
  • Synonyms

    * (linguistics) provincialism

    Hyponyms

    * (linguistics) Americanism * (linguistics) Briticism, Britishism * (linguistics) Canadianism