Essay on American Products And Habits Are Harmful

1071 Words Nov 26th, 2015 5 Pages
American products and habits are harmful to China

With the developments of network technology and globalization as well as the growing diversity of culture (Brawley, 2008, p.11), the influences of American products and habits are increasing day by day. In China, the popular culture of the United States is popular with many Chinese people, especially the younger generation (Ryan, Chen & Saich, 2014, p.101). Although there are also many worthy scientific technologies of American products and habit, many criticisms exist. During the introduction of American products and habits (Bacevich, 2012, p.38), the Chinese unavoidably received some traditions and culture of America, which will have negative effects on Chinese culture to some extent. Therefore, it is harmful for China to receive the products and habits of America indiscriminatingly. Firstly, some American TV series propagated hedonism, luxury erosion life, individualism (Katzenstein & Keohane, 2007, p.93), materialism and open sexual value, which led to many serious problems of people’s lives and values. Secondly, some American fast food represented by McDonald 's, KFC and Pizza Hut have produced over heat for the bodies of consumers then created serious obesity and nutritional imbalance of Chinese people. Thirdly, American cowboy suits which are very popular with Chinese students have caused some troubles in executing school rules. In addition, there are many supporters who think American products adopt the most…

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