Trade Between Cultures

Trade Between Cultures - Trade Between Cultures I. Trade...

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Trade Between Cultures I. Trade Between Cultures 1. Kassav [Antillean group] vs. Haitian music (1) Haitian seen as imperialism Both draw on musical innovations 2. Canada vs. US (1-2) against US Borders due to lack of Canadian literature limit domestic cinema and music to country contexts Trade shapes our sense of cultural self (2) 3. Robert Nozick’s Anarchy, State, and Utopia market society offers cultural utopia based on freedom of choice (2) how much choice do we have in markets? 4. Jeremy Tunstall’s “cultural imperialism” idea that market destroys culture and diversity (2) e.g. McDonalds 5. Tocqueville’s Democracy in America broader market size lowers quality of diversity/culture (3) What kinds of freedom are possible in the modern world? (4) Purpose: How trade shapes artistic creativity in marketplace (5) Culture = creative products that stimulate/entertain us Manifestations of culture = music, cinema, visual arts, etc. 6. Whether we should attach intrinsic value to preventing the commoditification of global creativity (5) II. Our Conflicting Institutions 1. 1800 – WWI = increase in internationalization (6) fantastically creative and fertile epoch; promote diversity
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2012 for the course CICS 101 taught by Professor Farnsworth during the Winter '10 term at University of Michigan.

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