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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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- Spring '08