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Cultural Integration Matching Terms

  1. 1. Cultural Integration Worksheet •Matching Deregulation, economic restructuring, hybridisation, mass consumer culture, global village, economic dominance, globalisation, homogenised, TNCs, sovereignty, diffusion, adoption, adaptation, free trade, shrinking time & space, cultural integration, homogenised landscapes, economic dependence, & cultural imperialism Unrestricted access to international markets through the removal of barriers The spread of different cultural elements between countries Large international companies whose operations take place in both MEDCs & LEDCs. The HQs are usually located in MEDCs The process by which govts remove, reduce or simplify restrictions on the movement of goods& people The supreme, unrestricted power to govern a state The significant and enduring changes in the nature & structure of the economy brought about, primarily by the emergence of the global economy The acceptance and integration of different cultural elements as if they were your own. ie the taking up of different cultural elements as if they were your own A term used to describe how the world appears to be getting smaller through the accessibility of technology, especially those that facilitate the transfer of information. Thus the actions that occur in one corner of the globe can rapidly and significantly affect people elsewhere The modification of a culture to suit a local culture The integration of the world’s economy through the mass consumption of mainly western culture, technology and trade. In relation to culture, a state where one culture becomes similar to another A reduction in the importance we attach to distance when, for example, a technological innovation makes it possible for people or goods to move freely from one place to another more easily and cheaply The increasing linkages and similarities between world cultures The trend towards uniformity in the character of different places The economies of developing countries become more dependent on the developed world. Local people’s perception of their own culture is being challenged and modified in a way that encourages another culture to emerge in a more dominant position. Mixing of cultures, because of the adaptability of cultures, globalisation has not resulted in all places becoming the same The dominance of American fast food, fashion, music, TV, books, magazines, and especially movies are the universal elements of the emerging global culture Popular culture reflected in media, fashion, brand images, sport, music & religion 1
  2. 2. Cultural Integration Worksheet •Answers Deregulation, economic restructuring, hybridisation, global village, economic dominance, globalisation, homogenised, TNCs, sovereignty, diffusion, adoption, adaptation, free trade, shrinking time & space, cultural integration, homogenised landscapes, economic dependence, & cultural imperialism Free Trade Unrestricted access to international markets through the removal of barriers Diffusion The spread of different cultural elements between countries TNCs Large international companies whose operations take place in both MEDCs & LEDCs. The HQs are usually located in MEDCs Deregulation The process by which govts remove, reduce or simplify restrictions on the movement of goods& people Sovereignty The supreme, unrestricted power to govern a state Economic restructuring The significant and enduring changes in the nature & structure of the economy brought about, primarily by the emergence of the global economy Adoption The acceptance and integration of different cultural elements as if they were your own. ie the taking up of different cultural elements as if they were your own Global village A term used to describe how the world appears to be getting smaller through the accessibility of technology, especially those that facilitate the transfer of information. Thus the actions that occur in one corner of the globe can rapidly and significantly affect people elsewhere Adaptation The modification of a culture to suit a local culture Globalisation The integration of the world’s economy through the mass consumption of mainly western culture, technology and trade. Homogenised In relation to culture, a state where one culture becomes similar to another Shrinking time & space A reduction in the importance we attach to distance when, for example, a technological innovation makes it possible for people or goods to move freely from one place to another more easily and cheaply Cultural integration The increasing linkages and similarities between world cultures Homogenised landscapes The trend towards uniformity in the character of different places Economic dependence The economies of developing countries become more dependent on the developed world. Economic dominance Local people’s perception of their own culture is being challenged and modified in a way that encourages another culture to emerge in a more dominant position. Hybridisation Mixing of cultures, because of the adaptability of cultures, globalisation has not resulted in all places becoming the same Cultural imperialism The dominance of American fast food, fashion, music, TV, books, magazines, and especially movies are the universal elements of the emerging global culture Mass consumer culture Popular culture reflected in media, fashion, brand images, sport, music & religion 2
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