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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANTB21H3
Professor
Dwayne Pare
Semester
Fall

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Week 11 GlobalizationTypical Theories of Globalization1 Diffusion From the cultural center to the outpost Big Mac everywhereEmphasis on power and unchanging characteristics Often claims of historical precedence2 SpaceTime Compression Everything circulates much faster space and time have shrunkEmphasis on social changes that involve advanced technology3Increasing Intensity of Global ConnectivitiesEconomic InterRelatedness eg offshoring multinationalsNeoliberalization of World Economies supposed flowOne Less Typical Theory of GlobalizationGlobal ImaginaryLike in the imagined community that Benedict Anderson describes for nationalismConsider moments in social life where people see themselves as part of one world or global community that extends beyond state bordersSeveral kinds of practices can help create these moments Eg Objects we consume foodcars Mediatized texts moviesmusic
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