Today the forces of global engagement are helping some people identify themselves as global citizens, meaning that they have a sense of belonging to a world community. This growing global identity in large part is made possible by the forces ofmodern information, communication, and transportation technologies. In increasing ways these technologies are strengthening our ability to connect to the rest of the world: through the internet; through participation in the global economy; through the ways in which world-wide environmental factors play havoc with our lives; through the empathy we feel when we see pictures of humanitarian disasters, civil conflicts and wars in other countries; or through the ease with which we can travel and visit other parts of the world.
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Global citizens such as managers of large corporations, who may spend as much time criss-crossing the globe as they do at home, identifying with a global, cosmopolitan culture rather than with that of their own nation.37. Consider examples why traditional Islamic cultures (Kuwait and others) are at the same time modern countries.the Middle Eastern country of Kuwait, a traditional Islamic culture that has recently experienced strong American and European influences. Kuwait, an oil-rich country on the Persian Gulf, has one of the highest average per person incomes in the world. The government provides free public education through the university level. resulting in high rates of literacy and education for both men and women. Kuwaiti television frequently carries American football from the USA for example,although broadcasts are regularly interrupted for the traditional Muslim calls to prayer. Half of Kuwait's approximately 2 million people are under the age of 25, and, like their counterparts in Europe and North America, many surf the Internet for new ideas, information and consumer products. Although Kuwait is in many respects a modern country, cultural norms that treat men and women differently are very strong, Women are generally expected to wear traditional clothing that leaves only the face and hands visible and are forbidden to leave home at night or be seen in public at any time with a man who is not a spouse or relative.38.Is this a real ‘ideal family’ when many women worked in the home, while men were perceived as responsible for earning the ‘family wage’? For me personally, this is not an ideal family. Since, if a woman performs purely domestic duties, often comes to degradation. The labor market will simply collapse. Housewives Institute was quickly eliminated in the 20s of the last century. Today, most women want to work. Firstly, there is no guarantee that the husband’s earnings will always be stable and that the marriage will not break up. Secondly, the social status of the housewife is very low. They say about such people- “stays at home”. No matter how such a woman gets tired of her many domestic duties, she is perceived as a dependent.
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