globalization of culture

globalization of culture

the tendency for worldwide diffusion of cultural patterns. As suggested by GIDDENS (1994), ‘globalization cannot today simply be understood as Westernization’. It is a process which can also increase CULTURAL PLURALISM, e.g. the diffusion and fusion of musical forms such as jazz or ‘world music’.
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com/article/2006/11/america-forgotten-campus-culture) globalization of culture versus American culture: "Continue to worship at the alter (sic) of multiculturalism, and we may come to see that we are participating in the sacrifice of the one culture which binds us all.
He said the country was witnessing a globalization of culture in which people are finding common grounds to interact, doing business, and building relationships with each other, while also retaining their distinct cultural origins and identities.
He said the globalization of culture, the revolution in communications and lack of religious education have all had an effect on the youth in this country.
The cultural phenomenon their touring helped create, Beatlemania, was something the world had never seen before and laid the foundation for the globalization of culture.
Large majorities embrace the globalization of culture and the internationalization of colleges and workplaces.
The Arab Islamic civilization is the first one that excelled in the globalization of culture, science and knowledge", Shaikh Mohammed said.
As a result, the stronger the influence of transnational unification and the more standardizing that takes place through the globalization of culture, communication and symbols, the more fear develops among nations of losing age-old attachments and loyalties to ethnic groups and local communities, and of losing national pride and the identification with its culture and symbols nurtured for generations.
There is a brief survey of two works devoted to globalization and literature: The Novel and the Globalization of Culture (1995) by Michael Valdez Moses and Fictions of Globalization: Consumption, the Market, and the Contemporary American Novel (2006) by James Annesley.
Additional topics to be discussed include world health, the globalization of culture and language, development economics and poverty alleviation, and military spending, research and innovation, among others, according to a report of the UAE news agency "WAM".
She adds that contemporary globalization of culture has added a new phase in hybridity.
It joins other critical treatises on those topics, such as Michael Valdez Moses' The Novel and the Globalization of Culture (1995), Vinay Dharwadker's Cosmopolitan Geographies: New Locations in Literature and Culture (2001) or James Annesley's Fictions of Globalization: Consumption, the Market and the Contemporary Novel (2006).
The globalization of culture demands that the art of the so-called third world wash clean the dirty conscience of the first.