Unformatted text preview: • Health – HIV/AIDS, SARS, antibiotic resistant TB • Security – terrorism, civil war, regional instability Tensions • The more universal material culture becomes, the more valuable ethnic and regional identities become. • The faster we go to cyberspace, the more we yearn for space/places we can call our own. • The more transnational corporations dominate economic and social life, the more sensitive people become to local variations. Jihad vs. McWorld • Jihad – tribalism; cultural values associated with religious fundamentalism, traditional tribal allegiances, opposition to western materialism. • McWorld – globalism; pop-culture and shallow materialism of western culture. Sense of Place Lifeworld – taken for granted patterns and contexts for everyday living. Intersubjectivity – the process of building shared meanings that are derived from life experience in a place....
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This note was uploaded on 05/26/2011 for the course GEOG 1101 taught by Professor Connor during the Spring '08 term at UGA.
- Spring '08