Globalization Essay

750 Words Mar 5th, 2015 3 Pages
Globalization has triggered a hyped debate on different cultural groups becoming one. Numerous benefits and opportunities emerge due to globalization and the same factor of change poses certain threats or limitations. Different authors have taken the stage to argue and comment on the aspect of globalization and mostly based on the fact that it has eroded the national cultures which existed before turning the world into one and common culture. The essay analyses and reviews two articles by Kincaidl, (1988) and Pagel, (2012) based on globalization and cultural changes.

The two articles have similar claims based on the fact that they revolve on aspects concerning globalization. Kincaidl, (1988), the author of the first article
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In this case, Kincaidl, (1988) tries to justify the fact that people have settled and ventured into businesses in different places and this has been because of globalization.

Pagel, (2012) similarly remarks that an accelerating cultural homogenization seems unstoppable due to the fact that it is greatly supported by aspects such as traveling, social networking, and internet. Tourism as Pagel, (2012) indicates is another aspect which seems to be backing the rapid changes in cultural merging since through visiting different regions, people get to learn and socialize with different cultures and absorb them. According to Pagel, (2012), the manner in which cultural trends are changing implicate that the groups which have insignificant common cultural identity will be brought together thus improving the rate of globalization changing the world into a single cultural group.

Kincaidl, (1988) also remarks that the government of Antigua has allowed foreigners to rule settle and live in the country and this is based on corruption reasons. This is an implication that the region has people from different regions of the world shifting as a

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