„Of course, it remains to be seen what the effect of the Great Recession will be on resistance to globalization. It seems clear, however, that if the recession grows deeper and extends over a long period of time, it will spur much greater resistance to globalization.“

—  George Ritzer, Chapter 16, Dealing with, Resisting, and the Futures of Globalization, p. 499

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