Globalization Is Not Single But Plural

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When you break down globalization of culture each part of this phase can be defined in a various ways. I would like to start with the several definitions of globalization. “Globalization is not single but plural. Spatially, it involves combinations of local, national, inter-national, transnational and macro-regional networks. Structurally, it involves combinations of economic, military, political/ geopolitical and ideological power networks.” (Mann) Anthony Giddens “globalization can be defined as the intensification of worldwide social relations which link distant localities in such a way that local happenings are shaped by events occurring many miles away and vice versa.” Roland Robertson “globalization as a concept refers both to the compression of the world and the intensification of the consciousness of the world as a whole.” David Held “globalization may be thought of as a process which embodies a transformation in the spatial organization of social relations and transactions generating transcontinental or interregional lows and networks of activity, interaction and the exercise of power.” Manfred Steger “globalization refers to the expansion and intensification of social relations and consciousness across world time and world space.” Once reading the different versions of globalization I have come to notice that all definitions states a connection or working together with different cultures and the aspects within each culture, in some type of way. These connections
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