Cultural Change in an Era of Globalization
Michael Jordan  Geography Major at UNC
Culture shapes globalization and is shaped by globalization <ul><li>Picasso’s  Guernica  (NOT!) </li></ul>
Folk Culture <ul><li>Clothing styles of Guatemala </li></ul>
<ul><li>Kufiyah-capped Bedouin shepherds in the desert of northeast Jordan. </li></ul>
Amish are the best example in US <ul><li>Pictures to come… </li></ul>
Popular Culture
Factors influencing the decline of distance decay in innovation diffusion: <ul><li>Colonization and political integration ...
You can use your American Express card for an acupuncture session in China.
An automatic teller machine (ATM) disbursing cash in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Are there glazed pigs hanging next to your local ...
 
 
This has created a shift in our cultural identification.  We are now part of many different groups that may be separated b...
Example of Muslims in Europe <ul><li>The forces of globalization are being used to maintain ties with home… </li></ul>
Impacts of Globalization of culture: <ul><li>Dominance of American culture in music, television, and film. </li></ul><ul><...
 
Commodification; something that previously had not been regarded as something to be bought or sold and turning it into som...
Landscape convergence <ul><li>Architectural forms and planning ideals </li></ul>Singapore Frankfurt New York City
 
Landscape convergence <ul><li>Individual businesses and products </li></ul>
 
 
 
 
Judging by the various products being advertised, this scene could have come from a typical American city. This is actuall...
Landscape convergence <ul><li>Borrowing of idealized landscapes--postmodern landscapes </li></ul>
Reactions to Cultural Globalization <ul><li>Problem of how to accept some aspects of globalization without entirely subver...
 
 
 
 
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Unit 9 Culture Globalization

  1. 1. Cultural Change in an Era of Globalization
  2. 2. Michael Jordan Geography Major at UNC
  3. 3. Culture shapes globalization and is shaped by globalization <ul><li>Picasso’s Guernica (NOT!) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Folk Culture <ul><li>Clothing styles of Guatemala </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Kufiyah-capped Bedouin shepherds in the desert of northeast Jordan. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Amish are the best example in US <ul><li>Pictures to come… </li></ul>
  7. 7. Popular Culture
  8. 8. Factors influencing the decline of distance decay in innovation diffusion: <ul><li>Colonization and political integration </li></ul><ul><li>Technological innovation (automobiles, airplanes, satellites, PCs, the Internet… </li></ul>
  9. 9. You can use your American Express card for an acupuncture session in China.
  10. 10. An automatic teller machine (ATM) disbursing cash in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Are there glazed pigs hanging next to your local ATM?
  11. 13. This has created a shift in our cultural identification. We are now part of many different groups that may be separated by some distance. Always Elvis Fan Club
  12. 14. Example of Muslims in Europe <ul><li>The forces of globalization are being used to maintain ties with home… </li></ul>
  13. 15. Impacts of Globalization of culture: <ul><li>Dominance of American culture in music, television, and film. </li></ul><ul><li>Concerns over cultural homogenization </li></ul>
  14. 17. Commodification; something that previously had not been regarded as something to be bought or sold and turning it into something to be traded in a market economy.
  15. 18. Landscape convergence <ul><li>Architectural forms and planning ideals </li></ul>Singapore Frankfurt New York City
  16. 20. Landscape convergence <ul><li>Individual businesses and products </li></ul>
  17. 25. Judging by the various products being advertised, this scene could have come from a typical American city. This is actually the main shopping district of downtown Guatemala City, Guatemala
  18. 26. Landscape convergence <ul><li>Borrowing of idealized landscapes--postmodern landscapes </li></ul>
  19. 27. Reactions to Cultural Globalization <ul><li>Problem of how to accept some aspects of globalization without entirely subverting traditional practices. </li></ul><ul><li>Concern over loss of local distinctiveness and identity (in the core and in the periphery). </li></ul>

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