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Globalization- test prep flash cards
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Today there are________
Even though the
globalization has long
existed, use of the word
globalization did not
become common place
When was the World
Trade Organization was
In 2008, each of the
-earned revenues in
excess of $400 billion.
Royal Dutch Shell, Exxon
The basis for the distinction
between folk and popular
culture stems from what?
Social changes related
to the rise of capitalism
and the spread of
Under the direction of
___________ in the 20th century,
De Beers established a
diamond cartel that controlled
the supply of diamonds and
therefore the demand for them.
Until 2006, tattoo parlors were
banned from________ even
though they were legal in other
What are some factors that
advances, the quest for
capitalism, an increase
in the flows of financial
capital, and policy
What concept is widely
understood to bring
What did scholars stress
That globalization is not
unidirectional from the
West to the rest of the
What did the late 18th-century
Pacific voyages of Captain cook
The popularity of of
The expansion of capitalism and
The idea that the meaning and value of
heritage varies from group to group.
What does the
It implies that the hegemony of
multinational corporations creates a set
of power relations similar to those that
exist between a country and its
colonies, producing a kind of
What does World
Sites perceived to have outstanding
universal value for all of humanity.
What do many
That there will be a complete
homogenization of cultural or
What is an
A musical instrument.
Cultural geographers note that
consumption both influences and is
influenced by culture.
What is Cultural
It's a branch of human geography that
emphasizes human beliefs and activities
and how they impact others, utilize
What is foreign
The process through which multinational
corporations transfer money from their
home countries to foreign or host
countries to finance their overseas
The idea that global and local forces
interact and that both are changed in
It is a diffusion that occurs in a top-
down or rank-order manner.
Globalization makes cultural tastes,
beliefs, and practices converge and
become more alike.
A term coined by Wes Flack to describe
a renewable interest in sustaining and
promoting the uniqueness of a place
What is not
What is relocation?
Its one of the four diffusion's geographers recognize that is migration.
What is reverse hierarchical?
A company that is able to expand from a single small time location to a multinational corporation.
What is the dynamic relationship
between local and global forces?
Local forces become globalized and global forces become localized.
What is the FDI's main benefactor?
The multinational corporation, not the host country.
What is the Heritage Industry?
Enterprises, such as museums, monuments, and historical and archaeological sites
that manage or market the past constitute.
What is the oldest form of medicine
practiced by human kind?
What is the polarization thesis?
That Globalization contributes to a heightened sense of sociocultural identity that
fragments people and triggers social disorder instead of creating a standardized
What is usually transmitted orally and is
rarely written down?
What was not among the first to draw
attention to the problem of conflict
Development in Algeria
When and where was the advertising
slogan "A diamond is forever" launched?
United states by De Beers in 1947
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