Globalization is the circulation of ideas and culture in a global scale. It has made the world become increasingly interconnected as a result of increased trade and cultural exchange. Culture can be defined as shared patterns of learned behaviour, attitudes and knowledge. Some of the positive impacts of globalization is that it helps spread culture globally, exposing other people to different cultures, it also instils common values and interest in people creating a more united society. However, globalization also diminishes the presence of local culture in favour of a more influential one and homogenizes society.
On the other hand. When I go outside or in my community I would see many people drinking and smoking and that would persuade others such as myself and my friends to do the same thing. Culture consistently informs the way one views the world because of family,school and community. But as I began to get older I realized these 3 things can have a big effect on you. But it only ends up to you and how you let your culture perceive or have a big impact on the
The process of interacting between different companies, people, and the government of neighboring nations is known as globalization, an idea introduced by Anthony Appiah in his article featured in the New York Times Magazine. Globalization is primarily driven by international trade and investments that are aided by information and technology. Does the interaction between companies affect culture? Yes. But, how?
As per World Culture Theory of Globalization (Robertson, 1992), though there exists an impact of globalization on societal and other socio-cultural processes, but still it operates independent of these constituents. It is important to note that, breaking old social orders and enabling new solidarities, there exists global movement of religious ideas, money, tourism, food and technology. As per (Robertson, 1992), there is no single driving force to globalization, but contrary to this there exists a popular notion that there is a pecuniary interconnection to the globalization process. At different times throughout the history of mankind there have been integrated dominant casual forces in the process of globalization, such as, religion, culture and technology. One has to understand that the basis of World Culture Theory of Globalization forms from the fact that “globalization is not a monolithic concept but has a multidimensional aspect attached to it”.
However, “We are now in an age of information and know how important information is for our daily life. However, less known is the importance of information for nation-state building” (Yongnian, 2012). Although Internet censorship prevents and hinders freedom of expression, it is an absolute necessity in China. “China’s Internet censorship has obvious protectionist effects” (Liu, 2011). It is a tool that the Chinese government employs to regulate information flow within the country as she opens her doors to the World.
Nowadays, there is a term called Americanization, the US promotes its ideas and values such as freedom and democracy through popular culture and the media. People start to believe that American culture is ruling the world. In fact, globalization is a double-edged sword. On the one hand it may harm local cultures, on the other hand, it may also promote cultural diversity. In this newspaper article “Cultural diversity helps broaden student perspectives”, the writer introduce the Richard levy School of Business in Hong Kong.
Many groups in the country tend to adapt to the American lifestyles that are very influencing globally. The groups have lost their native languages, they do not wear the clothing as commonly as previous times, and their behaviour is more liberal as compared to past generations. In the view of several sociologist, culture has its own theoretical analysis. One of them is that culture has been seen mostly as ideology, that means a system
It limits and blocks the access to foreign websites such as YouTube, Twitter, Instagram and Google. It has been worked on and improved since its start in the 1990s, and has become one of the most advanced tools of censorship the world has ever seen. The censorship and surveillance of Internet activity, as well as the blocked access to certain foreign websites, is commonly referred to as ‘the Great Firewall of China’ , which is presumably run by 30 000 employees. In addition to governmental regulatory bodies implementing the censorship, the Chinese Government is strongly assisted by global companies, such as Google and Microsoft, in censoring content available to their users. In addition to limiting access to certain websites, a complex filtering system that aims to prevent access to specific ‘damaging
Language death can happen to any variety of a language including dialects or standard languages. Language death has different causes that depend on the different situation of every society. On the other hand, we can identify three typed of language death. First
Culture also has types and levels. According to Yvette (2009:98-100), culture can be influenced by many factors. For example, people behavior’s can influenced by family, politics or even friends. The types and levels of culture as follows: 1) Universal culture refers to culture of humans and nationalizations. Its about their daily life, values, and so on.