Principle 6: GLOCAL

Globalization and Culture

By Jan Nederveen Pieterse Published by Rowman & Littlefield (2019) Now updated with new chapters on culture and on populism, this seminal text disputes the view that we are experiencing a “clash of civilizations” as well as the idea that globalization leads to cultural homogenization. Instead, Jan Nederveen Pieterse argues that we are witnessing the …

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Slave labor in the amazon has been linked to suppliers of Lowe’s and Walmart

By André Campos Pacific Standard, 2017 “Products derived from timber extracted by workers living in conditions analogous to slave labor in Brazil are connected to a complex business network linked to the United States market— possibly reaching the shelves of large retailers and being used in renovation of landmarks — according to a new investigation conducted by Brazilian …

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