A group of people who engage in interaction with one another on a continuous basis.
The beliefs, values, behavior, and material objects that constitute a people’s way of life
An official Government policy and a social standard that has yet to be defined
The practice of judging another society’s norms.
Which of the following choices best reflects the definition of Globalization?
The whole of the globe including all geographic areas, all peoples, and all cultures
A total sum of international trade including the movement of goods into and out of a nations economy
Increasing global integration whereby many political, economic and social relations become linked
Globalization can best be explained as a series of successful businesses that have both a global supply chain and global market
Land has a significant value. It provides an anchor and focal point for Aboriginal communities – it is home. It provides the location for gatherings and spiritual ceremonies – virtually all of which traditionally take place in natural settings, using natural materials. Such gatherings reinforce a sense of community, feelings of belonging, a sense of identity, and self-esteem.
se the following quote to answer question 3: 3. Which value is being expressed in the above statement?
Use the following information to answer question 4: A student was researching different opinions of globalization and found the following quotes:
Bill Clinton “Globalization represents the world without walls”
Tony Blair “Globalization is inevitable and irresistible”
George W Bush “Globalization is the ties of trade and trust”
George Monbiot “Globalization allows companies to hold a gun to governments head.”
4. The two quotes that are the least alike with respect to globalization are:
Blair and Bush
Bush and Monbiot
Clinton and Blair
Clinton and Bush
5. Movies, rock concerts, and video games are all examples of __________ culture.
Use the following quotation to answer questions 6 and 7:
Our world is a rapidly changing place. Humans have seen more technological change, innovation, and development in the last 150 years than they have seen in the history of mankind: radio, television, telephone, automobiles, modern transportation, computer technology and the internet have connected the world in more ways than imaginable. Paradoxically, although this interconnectedness enables sharing of local cultures across the world, it also results in universalization of culture into one worldwide culture of modern convenience – and thus the loss of local culture. Furthermore, the automobile has produced detrimental suburban sprawl and commercial strip development.
The author of this passage states that the innovation of communications technology has led to:
decrease in connectedness
positive as well as negative effects
The author of this passage agrees that the greatest negative effect of technological change has been:
increased understanding of cultures
Use the following quotation to answer question 8:
The threat does not lie in the commercial operation of the mass media. It is the best method there is and, with all its faults, it is not inherently bad. But narrow control, or corporations, is inherently bad. In the end, no small group, certainly no group with as much uniformity of outlook and as concentrated in power as the current media corporations, can be sufficiently open and flexible to reflect the full richness and variety of society’s values and needs. … The answer is not elimination of private enterprise in the media, but the opposite. It is the restoration of genuine competition and diversity.
Ben H. Bagdikian, The Media Monopoly, 2000
In this passage, the author states that a consequence of the corporate concentration of media
is the best method of ownership
leads to uniformity in outlook
provides fair, open and flexible reporting
d. reflects a variety of society’s values
Use the following information to answer questions 9, 10 and 11:
Based on the continuum, the best understanding of hybridization is:
Use the following information to answer question 16:
What is the cultural relationship that is being described in the web?
A dominant culture making religious concessions or allowances for a minority culture is an example of:
A collective group that has little or no political power is considered to be:
Use the following cartoon to answer question 19:
The cartoonist who created the cartoon would most likely support
Getting a henna tattoo at a music festival is an example of:
universalization of culture
Use the following information to answer question 21: “The homogenizing influences of globalization that are most often condemned by nationalists and by cultural romanticists are actually positive: globalization promotes integration and the removal not only of cultural barriers but of many of the negative dimensions of culture. Globalization is a vital step toward both a more stable world and better lives for the people in it."
David Rothkopf, "In Praise of Cultural Imperialism," Foreign Policy. 1997
Is the disappearance of languages a matter of importance for those who believe in diversity?
No, everyone should learn one common global language. This would reduce the differences among people and fewer conflicts would arise.
No, everyone should learn English since it is the major language of business, science, and popular culture.
Yes, people have always expressed their traditions, values, worldviews, and cultures through language.
Yes, as oral language skills are far superior to written when maintaining cultural identity.
Use the following source to answer question 25:
This cartoon illustrates:
a negative result of acculturation and assimilation
the dangers of allowing cultures to keep their identity
how assimilation can allow for personal expression
how nations who assimilate have fewer racial problems
Use the following information to answer question 26:
Which of the following is the best example of cultural revitalization?
Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village
keeping both French and English on Canadian products
museums keeping cultural artefacts in elaborate displays
residential schools for First Nations Métis Inuit (FNMI) children
"Canadian broadcasting should be Canadian." Pierre Juneau said those words in 1970 and he meant business. The Canadian Radio-Television Commission (CRTC) head said Canadian broadcasters were behaving like mouthpieces for American "entertainment factories," and introduced strict Canadian content rules for radio and television. These rules ensured that a certain amount of Canadian Content would have to be present in both TV and radio.
se the following source to answer questions 27 and 28:
According to the source what is the primary role of the CRTC?