{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

AMST201 Study Guide 1-1

AMST201 Study Guide 1-1 - AMST201StudyGuide1 04:27...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
AMST201 Study Guide 1 04:27 Driving Force of Globalization: Capitalism Synonym for state: Government  Key Words to know Culture o Learned o Three elements of cultural systems Ways of organizing society Systems of meaning The distinctive techniques of a group and their characteristic products o Culture is a process and is always changing o Cultural products and practices Can be read like a text and identifies people based on the ideologies  created from various forms of discourse. Discourse o Mediums in which we communicate, images seen. o How people understand ideologies based on above. o A collection of images, cultural products, institutions and practices that  provide a common language to support particular themes and ideologies. Exceptionalism  o Defines the U.S. by not only what it is, but also by what it claims that it is  not
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
o Emphasizes the perceived unique qualities about the U.S. o Designed for the purpose of creating unity and national belonging in the  US In creating unity, the US can then become a world power and leader o Idea of Myth/Symbol Assimilation Political liberation Social mobility All three create national narratives and create a unified community Not all true, which becomes problematic in portraying our myths to  the rest of the world. Orientalism o An ideological process o Creates the East/West binary Values attached to the Occident/orient o Goal is that of “othering” and domination o Does not accurately reflect cultures beyond the West, it intentionally  distorts them Transnationalism o Stretching across the borders of various nations o Challenges the idea that the nation is a fixed unit of study o
Image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern