4. We will look at the Impact of cultural diffusion on 1 indigenous tribe. You can work in groups on this.
Read these links on the Xingu tribe Amazon
read tourism and tribes
Now – Answer this question – Examine the impact of cultural diffusion on one indigenous tribe. ( 10 marks ) * Produce a 1 page answer for this
Next look at – Cultural Diffusion and Cultural Imperialism – define these terms
Often one culture will dominate or force it’s traits on another eg British in India = cultural imperialism
Cultural diffusion is how cultural traits spread – there are different methods and imperialism is only 1 way.( migration, trade, tourism, social media, entertainment etc are all methods )
‘Distinguish between cultural imperialism and cultural diffusion’ (10 marks)
Look at the markscheme on page 4 of this doc for help with this.
Another question in which both change and preservation of culture should be covered:-
5.International interactions always result in the homogenisation of culture. Discuss this statement ( 15 marks ) Markscheme answer Use this to create a good answer
General past exam questions on this theme :-
6. Discuss the extent to which the process of globalization has reduced physical and cultural diversity on an international scale. ( 15 marks )
7. Similar question = Every country will eventually lose its distinctive national identity as a result of global interactions. Discuss this statement ( 15 marks )