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Unformatted text preview: This process is globalization, and the main example discussed here is Hip-hop. Hip-hop is a North American genre of music and a contribution to pop culture. Japan, however, has taken in hip-hop and made its own as this form of entertainment has been integrated into Tokyos modern club scene. The readings this week were rather interesting, and I must say that I learned about things I never really knew much about. Easter Island and the stone statues that they made have always interested me and I can honestly say that Ive never had the chance to seriously learn about them. The people from Easter Island seemed to have fallen apart and turned to cannibalism, and the process by which a society can totally disintegrate like this is truly fascinating. I also greatly admire the Kayapo and respect how they desperately want to stay true to themselves and their culture and not give into globalization....
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- Spring '08
- Cultural Anthropology