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way of life of a group of people--the behaviours, beliefs, values, and symbols that they accept, generally without thinking about them, and that are passed along by communication and imitation from one generation to the next.
process that is making the world's citizens increasingly interdependent economically, socially, politically, environmentally and technology
global village
the entire world and its inhabitants are becoming one large community interconnected by technology mainly TV
dimensions of life that concerns the production and exchange of goods, services,money and resources
dimensions of life that concerns societal and cultural institutions, such as individual, family and community interactions, mass media, arts and entertainment and trends in popular ideas and tastes
dimension of life that concerns governments' interactions with individuals, groups and other governments
quality of being mutually reliant on each other
corporations that operate in two or more countries; also, people who are citizens of more than one country
a group of people who form an ordered community centred on kinship, an ideology, a religion or a particular world view.
Positive and Negative impact of globalization
Negative - ruin the environment move things from one place to another
-ruin local economies. there is a trend that wants to but local/organic foods
-more people are learning english which means less people will speak/know minority languages

positive -Globalization helps to bring in the whole world as one village. Every consumer can have free and frequent reach to the products of foreign countries.
-increased free trade between countries
-global mass media ties world together
hiring of one company by another to fulfill certain tasks in production
Individual identity
traits that make up a person's sense of individuality
collective identity
combination of beliefs, values, view of history and language of a people
Factors that make up individual and collective identity
collective -religion
individual - the music you like
-your favourite sport
-your favourite color
national identity
sense of belonging to one state or to one nation. It is the sense of a nation as a cohesive whole, as represented by distinctive traditions, culture, language and politics.
are one of the recognized Aboriginal peoples in Canada. They trace their descent from mixed ancestry of First Nations and Europeans.
Hmong culture
when the hmong came to the USA the older generations didn't know the language but the younger generations started to get it. by then the hmong language was slowly declining because the younger generations either spoke english mixed with hmong or all english. which meant that the house dynamcis where off because the parents didn't know english so the kids would translate which meant they could rebel. they practice christianity.
Ta Moko
-had to be considered worthy of the honour
-has important social and spiritual meaning
-maori culture was in decline but came back in the 1970s
-has become popular with non-Maoris (i.e. clothing designers have used models and masks and celebrities like Mike Tyson
Challenges and opportunities to identity
Challenges and opportunities to identity
cultural imperialism
referring to the creation and maintenance of unequal relationships between civilizations favouring the more powerful civilization.
1 : cultural modification of an individual, group, or people by adapting to or borrowing traits from another culture; also : a merging of cultures as a result of prolonged contact. 2 : the process by which a human being acquires the culture of a particular society from infancy.
an inclusive approach that allows religious or ethnic groups to maintain their distinctive cultures within mainstream society
cultural revitalization
process through which unique cultures regain a sense of identity, such as through promoting heritage languages or reviving traditions and customs
cultural affirmation
When a group celebrate its culture, the group carry out cultural activities to promote their culture among themselves and outsiders, it helps the culture to not die out
linguistic revitalization
attempt to halt or reverse the decline of a language or to revive an extinct one.
the incorporation of diverse minority groups into mainstream society
the absorption of a minority group by a dominant group
pushing of a group to the "margins" of society, where they hold little social, political, or economic power
co-existence of diverse cultures, where culture includes racial, religious, or cultural groups and is manifested in customary behaviours, cultural assumptions and values, patterns of thinking, and communicative styles.
conviction that various religious, ethnic, racial, and political groups should be allowed to thrive in a single society.
language and identity
Language and identity
minority language
language spoken by a minority of people in a country
First Nations
A road name
Live on a reserve in the Arctic near Quebec is slowly trying to learn what the older generations did because the younger generations like to watch tv and they don't do as much as the older generations
French speaking
English speaking
official bilingualism
Quebec and New Brunswick are actually bilingual
BNA act (1867)
Official languages act
official languages act
constitution act
Constitution act
bill 101
To make French the second language of Canada
la francophonie
a cultural and linguistic community of more than 175 million people who use french to varying degrees in their daily lives. works in many different fields to promote the french language and culture such as economics - encourages wealthy countries to pool resources and help less wealthy countries.
language preservation- a MAJOR concern is how to preserve the french language
telecommunications - 1983 created TV5 an international station that broadcasts in french
media and communication technologies effects on identity and globalization
media and communication technologies we have a more diverse identity. we have many choices in how express ourselves because we live in a pluralistic society.
trend toward uniformity, as with world power culture as a result of globalization
uniform global popular culture that results from globalization
Canadian content (CanCon, cancon or can-con) refers to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission requirements, derived from the Broadcasting Act of Canada, that radio and television broadcasters (including cable and satellite specialty channels) must air a certain percentage of content that is Canadian
Canadian Audio Visual Certification Office
Canadian Radio-television & Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) regulations which require Canadian broadcasters to dedicate a certain percentage of their programming to Canadian material.
CBC and national film board (NFB)
a taxpayed tv channel so Canada can help keep its identity alive.
universalization of popular culture
production by media transnationals of the majority of TV programs, films, magazines and so on that are consumed by a vast world audience.
media transnational(+/-)
+ large financial and human resources to create new media
+people enjoy media products created by these corporations
+they can use their control of the media to express voices of diverse cultures
-too much influence over world culture (i.e. TV stations and newspaper)
-smaller diverse media cannot compete financially with transnationals
-they do not use their power to express voices of diverse cultures
media convergence
mergers of media transnationals that result in a concentration of ownership
migrant population
Migrant population
metropolitan area with a total population in excess of ten million people. A megacity can be a single metropolitan area or two or more metropolitan areas that converge.
reflecting many diverse cultures; worldly and sophisticated.
the growth of towns and cities, as people migrate from rural areas in search of work and other opportunities

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