Globalization & Identity (G10)

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Social Studies 10 Unit- Globalization & Identity

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Acculturation The cultural changes when cultures adapt to eachother's worldview
Accomodation Creating "space" for each others culture (traditions, beliefs, technology)
Assimilation A culture or group being absorbed by the more dominant's culture
Collective Identity shared sense of belonging to a group
Culture One's beliefs including tradition (what they eat, wear, practice etc)
Cultural Content Laws Gov Laws preventing a groups cultural identity (literature, movies songs) to be overwhelmed by the media of a more dominant culture
Cultural Revitalization trying to renew culture (Ex: Banning English words in France)
Culture diversity the existence of a variety of cultural or ethnic groups within a society.
Digital Divide The gap that divides people who can/can't access up to date technology
Disparity the difference between two things. "Gap"
Fair Trade address inequalities in money dividing between jobs, protect fluctuating revenue by setting a payment line that won’t change. This often raises the price of goods in the developed world.
First World Problems a relatively trivial or minor problem or frustration (implying a contrast with serious problems such as those that may be experienced in the developing world).
Global Village the world considered as a single community linked by telecommunications.
Globalization The inter connectiveness of the world by things such as trade or technology.
Homogonization Erasing of cultural differences so people become more similar
Hybridization Combining elements of 2 or more different things to create something new.
Individual Identity Identities that are dynamic- they develop and change constantly. We make choices about identity.
Integration an act or instance of integrating a racial, religious, or ethnic group.
Marginialization The process of making a group less important, or regulated to a second position
Media Convergence interconnection of information and communications technologies, computer networks, and media content. It brings together the “three C’s”—computing, communication, and content—and is a direct consequence of the digitization of media content and the popularization of the Internet.
Media Concentration decreasing number of individuals and organizations that own media outlets, effectively concentrating the ownership of multiple organization into the control of very few entities
Economies of Scale A proportionate saving in costs gained by an increased level of production (Buying in bulk)
Monoculture A single, homogeneous culture without diversity.
Multiculturalism the view that the various cultures in a society merit equal respect and scholarly interest.
Pop Culture Often refers t ocurrent cultural trends that are spread by commercial mass media
Propoganda Promoting of specific goals of a political cause by use of ideas in formation, usually biased and misleading.
Universalization Spread of cultures, trends, customs and practices around the world
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