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the process that is making the world's citizens increasingly interdependent economically, socially, politically, environmentally, and technologically.

Globalization

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The distinguishing character or personality of an individual

Identity

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the set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that characterizes an institution, group, or organization

Culture

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variety

Diversity

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the distinctive personality of an individual (personality, gender, age)

Individual Identity

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Individuals sense of belonging to a group

Collective Identity

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Social aspects of globalization

communication, multiculturalism, immigration, fashion, art

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Political aspects of globalization

government, wars, treaties, laws, international relations.

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Economic aspects of globalization

trade, outsourcing, child labour, market, stock exchange

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Factors of Globalization

communication, trade, transportation, media

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local (ie: our school)

Domestic

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One country (Canada)

National

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two or more countries

International

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worldwide affect (global warming)

Global

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an inherited, established, or customary pattern of thought, action, or behaviour

Traditions

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corporations that operate in two or more countries

Transnational Companies

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the idea, popularized by Marshall McLuhan in the 1960s, that the entire world and its inhabitants are becoming one large community interconnected by technology, particularly television.

Global Village

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Impact of communications technology and media on diversity

universalization of pop culture, hybridization, diversification, media concentration, media convergence

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the production by media transnationals of the majority of television programs, films, magazines and so on that are consumed by a vast world audience

universalization of pop culture

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the blending of media and communications technologies resulting in new modes of expression and cross-cultural consumption

hybridization

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the act of introducing variety

diversification

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mergers of media transnationals that result in a concentration of ownership

media consolidation

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increasing interconnection and cooperation between media types in the generation and delivery of news, info, and entertainment

media convergence

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an independent public authority that is meant to regulate and promote Canadian culture in the broadcast media

The Canadian Radio and Television Commission (CRTC)

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Challenges presented by globalization to cultures and identity

assimilation, marginalization, integration,and homogenization

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the absorption of a minority group by a dominant group

assimilation

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the pushing of a group to the "margins" of society, where they hold little social, political, or economic power

marginalization

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the incorporation of diverse minority groups into mainstream society (this can be a challenge or an opportunity)

integration

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a trend towards uniformity, as with world popular culture as a result of globalization

homogenization

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Opportunities presented by globalization to identities and cultures

acculturation, accommodation, cultural revitalization, affirmation of identity, integration

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change as a result of contact with other cultures

acculturation

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an inclusive approach that allows religious or ethnic groups to maintain their distinctive cultures within mainstream society

accommodation

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a process through which unique cultures regain a sense of identity, such as through promoting heritage languages or reviving traditions and customs

cultural revitalization

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the declare to be true; assert positively to uphold, confirm, or ratify

affirmation of identity

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the growth of cities

urbanization

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Efforts to promote languages and cultures in a globalizing world

language laws, linguistic laws, cultural content legislation, cultural revitalization, linguistic revitalization

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laws designed to favour or discourage the use of a particular language or set of languages (Bill 101)

Language laws

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human and civil rights laws concerning the individual and the collective right to choose the language or languages for communication in a private or public atmosphere

linguistic laws

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laws protecting a group's culture from being assimilated within another culture, or from disappearing (in Canada, radio stations, tv channels, and other types of media have certain quotas relating to Canadian entertainment

cultural content legislation