HOW DOES CULTURE CHANGE?Four factors:Environmental changes – anything in the environment that can cause culture to change such as weather, access to resources, land development, etc.New ideas – ideas can spark cultural change. These can be political, religious, economical, technological, entertainment , etc.Technology – any kind of technological advance that changed culture, past or present.Diffusion – the movement of materials and ideas from one culture to another. Influenced by migration, communication, trade and commerce.
GLOBALIZATIONGlobalization is the process of expanding social and economic relations across world-space.Global Community - the people or nations of the world, considered as being closely connected by modern telecommunications and as being economically, socially, and politically interdependent.
WHAT DO YOU THINK? Some people define „Globalization‟ as “compressing the world into one to which everyone belongs regardless of national boundary, race, gender, religion, etc.” Do you agree? Why? Of the factors for cultural change we‟ve talked about today, which one do you believe is most influential? Why?