Globalization and Culture-week 8 - Globalization and Culture Globalization can be seen as a cultural process in which individuals of different cultural

Globalization and Culture-week 8 - Globalization and...

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03/23/2015 ° Globalization and Culture Globalization can be seen as a cultural process in which individuals of different cultural backgrounds interact with each other in all spheres of life more intensively than before o Integration exposes people to different ways of thinking, cultural values and new forms of family life o It leads to the emergence and diffusion of ideas from one part of the world to another o It changes the local cultures driven by people’s experience with globalization ° ° What is culture a way of life—Featherstone 1996 at the first level, the humans relate to nature and to life. They produce and use goods, and eventually exchange them the second level relates to symbols and rituals which help the humans to structure social relationships, build community, and celebrate it the third level is the quest for ultimate meaning that offers goals and motivations. Religions and ideologies provide answers to this quest
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