Globalization: The Negative Impact Of Homogenization On Culture

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Globalization is the process of integration and this integration affects culture. Culture is very unique and valuable to every nation. Each nation’s culture as seen negative consequences from globalization at different dimension. The term cultural globalization refers to the transmission of ideas, meanings and values around the world in such a way as to extend and intensify social relations. This process is marked by the common consumption of cultures that have been diffused by the Internet, popular culture media, and international travel. Cultures and indigenous culture have been changed through globalization by migration, trade tourism, technology and media, the negative consequences will be discussed. Webster’s third new international dictionary defines culture as the “total pattern of human behavior and its products embodied in speech, action, and artifacts and dependent upon man’s capacity for learning and transmitting knowledge to succeeding generations.” The negative consequences is problematic to the world because globalization causes cultural homogenization, which means that there is a dominant culture in an area that invades and eliminates a nation’s local culture. As a result of this phenomenon…show more content…
One significant negative consequences of globalization in its impact on culture worldwide. Languages across the world have been changed and the essence of homogenization through globalization as caused one huge village where sooner or later everyone will be forced to speak one standard language, English. The traditional and customs of many have been negatively impacted. However in the way forward, improvement can be made providing support to cultural groups or advocates that are attempting to make a substantial difference in society while still maintaining their distinctive set of beliefs, practices and
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