Globalization

“At its most basic level, globalization is the name for the social, political, cultural, economic, and technological processes that, taken together, have created the changed conditions of contemporary existence. At the center of these altered conditions is an enormous change in both the physical and psychological experience of time and space. Globalization has brought previously distant parts of the world together…Culturally, globalization is experienced as the increased knowledge of and access to the culture and cultural products of peoples around the world, as well as the often-unwanted imposition of one especially powerful culture’s values and products on nearly all the others” (O’Brien, Szeman 322). 

 

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