In addition, 67, McDonalds restaurant managers and assistant managers were promoted from restaurant staff.
To what extent does this process involve cultural imperialism?
Globalization Globalization exists in many forms. Cities like London, Tokyo and New York are closely connected in these ways. Globalization also works politically when countries develop closer ties Wilterdink and Heerikhuizen One also speaks of globalization in cultural terms.
This illustrates the idea that, as Hannerz points out, the world has become a network of social relationships where cultural practices and experiences are spread across over the globe Tomlinson By world culture he means the circumstances where these practices integrate and flow together.
One can especially perceive this idea of imperialism with worldwide consumer goods like food, clothes or music.
It also reflects on how certain Western key institutions, like industrialism or urbanism, spread around the globe He makes two general observations. Secondly, Tomlinson does not believe that other non-Western cultures will disappear through the domination of the West On the contrary, he believes that every culture applies new cultural systems or goods to its own society in unique ways.
Although Tomlinson does not deny that globalization evolves unbalanced processes where there are winners and losers 97he points out that cultural imperialism might not be as bad as it sounds. It does not necessarily imply that the whole world will become Americanized or Westernized. The Big Mac was introduced in Inthe th restaurant was opened in America.
In the chain reached Japan, where it immediately became a huge success. Sharing is an important part of Japanese dinner or lunch time, because it brings a sense of community The majority of the Japanese population does not consider meat as a part of their traditional lifestyle; it is typically considered to be part of the Western diet.
But, as Ohnuki-Tierney writes: Different cultures somehow mix the concept with existing societal norms.
In this way, no matter how globalized the world becomes, diversity will prevail amongst its many cultures. After all, the Big Mac and the Rice Burger simply are not the same burger. Dreams, Nightmares, and Skepticism. University of Chicago Press.
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