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Unformatted text preview: Communication Studies 122 January 11, 2008 Lecture 3 Ÿ 1. Modernization and Westernization Ÿ 2. The Enlightenment project and its enemies Ÿ 3. What is Occidentalism? Ÿ 4. Japan’s war against the West Ÿ 5. Understanding Occidentalism West’s traumatic impact on the rest Ÿ Three choices of the rest in relation to the west: Ÿ 1. Assimilation (westernization) - become western [ex. Turkey] Ÿ 2. Modernization not westernization [ex. Singapore] Ÿ 3. Occidentalism Ÿ Huntington - denies the thin - a realist - pessimistic view of human nature (power determines actions of nations - the most powerful works with their own view (own interest)) Ÿ Rights of the weak oppressed Ÿ Adds cultural aspects as a realist, not just power and wealth Ÿ National interest - power and wealth (maximize) Ÿ Appiah - conflicts of interest more important - rooted cosmopolitan - (universalist) à who accepts differences Ÿ Ethics both a thick and thin aspect Ÿ A relativist says - there is no one truth, aspects are thin...
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This note was uploaded on 07/10/2008 for the course COMM 122 taught by Professor Kelly during the Winter '08 term at UCLA.
- Winter '08