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Unformatted text preview: The dissemination of beliefs and practices from one group to another Own elements of culture -> exposure -> appropriation of certain aspects Ex: Fast food restaurants overseas Usually occurs in the direction of more developed to less developed nations Cultural leveling The process by which cultures that were once distinct become increasingly similar Can occur in towns in the US or countries across the world Ex: Walmarts putting mom & pop stores out of business Culture in the 21 st Century Context For interactions, experiences, behaviors, motivations Necessary To situate our individual experiences Constantly changing From within and through contact with others Becoming one, yet maintaining local cultures Diversity Present within most industrialized nations More acceptable...
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- Spring '08