1.Introduction K-pop is well-known in all over the world. For example, a music video, “Gangnam styles”, has been view over two thousand million times now. After the release of this music video in Youtube, plenty of youtubers have made their parodies of it, and this trend is not only found in Asian countries, but also in Western countries such as USA. This song is also the first song which could be ranked No.1 on the UK Singles Chart and even No.2 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart for seven weeks
the process of globalization, they are represented in different contexts in terms of time and place. Also, feminine sexualities are depicted in different theme in regard with the level of cultural adaptation, appropriation, or subversion in the process of globalization. Koichi Iwabuchi’s concept of cultural odor and fragrance and Sun Jung’s concept of transculturality as hybridity help understand the similar but different aspects in each music video. Before thriving the globalization, the Kim Sister’s
Globalization of Korean Popular Culture in Asia 1. Introduction Since 1990s, Korean Popular Culture has had a strong influence in Asian countries, including China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan and Singapore. This new popular cultural phenomenon in Asia is called the “Korean Wave”, also known as hallyu in Korean pronunciation, which refers to the surge of popularity of Korean popular culture abroad, particularly in Asia(Kin 284). The “Korean Wave” is first coined in mid-1999 by journalists in Beijing
Culture identity is a feeling or identities that belong to a group or individuals, and globalization is a process between international nations, companies by international trade and investment. Culture identity and globalization are connected to each other because globalization has been developed remarkably throughout the past decants, so as the result globalization has been impacted each and every single cultures and nation. Therefore we as human would started to think does globalization threaten
T Over the past decades, an increasing amount of cultural products such as television dramas, movies, animations and pop music have gained immense popularity among Asian countries, especially in Mainland China since the Chinese economic reform in the early 1980s. E Popular culture is often referred to as a ‘mass culture’, ‘a cultural phenomenon’ and ‘a sphere of capitalist activities’ (Fung, 2007; Chua, 2007), with the capacity to transcend national boundaries and delimitate political tensions.
likely that no one will use it in a relatively short time as globalization wipes out minority languages leaving only a few with a chance to survive. In the essay, “Death by Monoculture,” Stephen Pax Leonard argues that this deprivation in the realm of languages is going to lead to a “dull” world (148). In contrast, Jeff Chang, the author of “So You Think They Can Break-Dance?” claims that globalization through its power of sharing culture and information can help people build and strengthen their identities
Hallyu and Cultural Commodities: South Korea’s growth of pop-cultural exports In the years following the collapse of Asia’s economy in 1998, South Korea turned to alternative exports to assist in both the restructuring of the nation’s financial strength and its reputation in international markets. As a result, pop-cultural exports such as films, television dramas, pop music and celebrities associated with these forms of media discourses have found growing popularity in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan; as
Korean Industry Thirin Santiworakun National University Julie Kidder November 17, 2014 South Korean Industry Industry is very important to a country because it is the source that produces the goods and services to satisfy the needs of people. Nowadays the country that looks distinguished in Asia is South Korea because you can see that many high brands are made in Korea. Everybody can create the brand name but the hardest thing is how to make people recognize that brand and how to break
The Negative Points of Cultural Globalization Ji Eun Kim (Stacey) ILSC-Toronto Cultural globalization has negative aspects because of cultural toadyism, cultural uniformity, and its political influence. I. Cultural globalization causes cultural toadyism. A. Small countries may blindly follow the culture of powerful nations. 1. The small and weak countries will follow powerful countries’ cultures, even it is not good. B. They cannot judge reasonably because of the power of the nations.
Cultural globalization has long been an aspect of modern society as it has long impacted how other cultures behave and change over time as well as interact with each other. Encyclopaedia Britannica describes cultural globalization as a phenomenon by which the experience of everyday life, as influenced by the diffusion of commodities and ideas, reflects a standardization of cultural expressions around the world. A major aspect of cultural globalization is Americanization which is the result of the