Cosmopolitanism And Globalization

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Abstract Cosmopolitanism gives the idea of a ‘world citizenship” or citizens of the world where people are usually viewed as belonging to all parts of the world not just one country. Ribeiro (2005, 19) discusses the idea of cosmopolitanism as a western notion that showing the need social agents have to consider political and cultural entity. This entity is described as larger than their own homeland, which would comprise of every individual a global scale (Ribeiro 2005, 19). Cosmopolitanism is usually associated with culture and identity and promotes the idea that an individual should not be limited by a national ideas or attachments. The notion of global citizenship is observed in the idea of cosmopolitanism where each human being, regardless of their own citizenship are citizens in a single community. …show more content…
This act of globalizing has both positive and negative impacts to countries. Living in a globalizing world would mean having to diversify by learning about the various cultures, and the collaboration between a country and another. As the Oxford English Dictionary states globalization is the action, process, or fact of making global; the process by which businesses or other organizations develop international influence or start operating on an international scale, widely considered to be at the expense of national identity (OED Online, 2014). With technology advancements, globalization has been evolving faster and faster. It is becoming easier for companies to set up in other countries. When companies are set up in another country the issue of culture comes apparent. Each society has their own way of life and separate culture from our societies or

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