The Spread of the American Political and Economic Model
In addition to cataloging the influences of globalization on culture, students of this phenomenon should ask to what extent the effects on culture are negative or positive, and why they are happening. The mechanisms of cultural globalization are numerous and come from different sources.
Thinking about globalization in the broadest possible terms, there are three principal ways that globalization can be seen to have an impact on global culture. These occur through:
1. the development of a new culture of the globally connected professionals and especially business elites;
2. the proliferation of pop culture
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