29 cultural change - CHAPTER 29: CULTURAL CHANGE IN AN ERA...

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98 CHAPTER 29: CULTURAL CHANGE IN AN ERA OF GLOBALIZATION CHAPTER OUTLINE I. Introduction II. The changing scope of cultural interaction A. All cultures have been affected 1. No culture exists in isolation 2. Examples of cultural interaction 3. Folk cultures— largely self-sufficient, somewhat isolated groups with long-standing 4. Popular culture —the rapidly changeable, nontraditional heterogeneous ideas and practices 5. Discussion of the disappearing folk cultures 6. All cultures are dynamic 7. Discussion of today’s fast pace of diffusion III. Impacts of the globalization of culture A. The influence of television 1. American and to a lesser extent British products are now seen and heard around the world 2. The French cinema has carved out a special niche in the film world 3. Cultural forms produced in a few places exert an influence disproportionate to their size— and with clear cultural impacts 4. The threat of cultural homogenization a) Much evidence individual cultural productions are interpreted and understood in
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29 cultural change - CHAPTER 29: CULTURAL CHANGE IN AN ERA...

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