IB Outcome:  Examine the ways in which international interactions may result in the homogenization and dilution of culture. Define and exemplify the concept of cultural imperialism.

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 Discuss: 

To what extent do you agree with the following statement: “Cultural interaction results in a dominant, one way transfer of culture”

  • Consider the what has been preserved, adopted and adapted from the Mexican Diaspora CS we have studied in terms of:
    • Clothes
    • Religion
    • Marriage
    • Connections to home country
    • Music and entertainment
    • Political affiliations
    • Education
    • Remittances
    • Tourism
    • etc.

 

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Write a thesis statement for the following IB style Question:

Examine the ways in which international interactions may result in the homogenization and dilution of culture.

  • Consider political, economic and social interactions.

Homework: Read Guinness p. 181 to 197 by Thursday