Globalization refers to the expansion of capitalism globally, creating an unregulated world market economy. This goal has been pursued through many means, including via diplomacy, economics, and culture.
Diplomatic globalization refers to the expansion of and interconnection of political systems globally. The system of governments, intergovernmental organizations, and global nongovernmental organizations is the result of diplomatic globalization, and these systems serve to stabilize the global capitalist system and to enforce the existence producer and consumer nations in order to keep markets in operation.
Economic globalization refers in large part to the removal of trade barriers between different nations. The expansion of technology for transportation and communication, and the proliferation of these technologies globally is also a significant contributor to economic globalization.
Cultural globalization refers to the homogenization of culture, which makes individual products more marketable globally.