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How Do Some Forces of Globalization Present Challenges to Identity?
Globalization was created by the few for the
many
Globalization has enabled individuals,
corporations and nations to influence
actions and events around the world –
faster, deeper and cheaper than ever before
– and equally derive benefits from them
What are the similarities and
differences of both of these
statements?
What impression of globalization and
identity comes from this photograph?
Respond to the question in the caption of
Figure 2-14 (page 58)
Ethiopian Idol
• All of the ‘Idol’ shows around the world (more
than 30 countries) are 90% owned by the
largest transnational media corporations in the
world – Bertelsmann (Germany)
• In 2006 it employed over 34 million people
and had profits of over 3.8 billion dollars!
How Do Forces of Globalization Challenge
Our Identity?
• After reading the first three paragraphs of page 58, use the
glossary of your textbook to define the following terms in your
notebooks, using examples where possible:
Homogenization
Accommodation
Acculturation
Assimilation
Read:
‘Creation of a Nation: The Métis People’
(Page 58)
Review the activity at the bottom of page 58
How did earlier eras of global trade shape the Métis people?
When finished, share your responses with at least one other person
Our Spoken Language
• After reading page 60, get into your ‘home’ group (three to four
students) from yesterday and complete the following:
When your chart is complete, what are the results of the entire class?
Think About Your Challenge
Review your challenge for this Related Issue
Should Globalization Shape Identity?
Continuing on with Chapter Two, is there anything you can add to your notes for
Your Challenge?
Take a few minutes to review and write
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And Finally…
Continue with your list of terms from this chapter, which include…
Any term or phrase that would be considered important in helping
you with your …
Identity Presentation
Any suggestions as to what you should include?

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