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Globalization and Everyday Life Geographic boarders of nation states become less relevant as beliefs traditions and customs permeate and are accepted practiced and implemented across various societies and cultural arenas Globalism deals with issues on a geopolitical scope and scale in which the influence of one culture effects directly or indirectly affects the dynamic of other cultures or societies The evolution of communication and travel has brought down the logistical barriers once imposed by these forms of communication Globalizations effects give our collective existence a new perspective and sheds light on both the positive and negative implications of individual and collective actions Sociologists and governments can no longer ignore smaller or what they deemed to be insignificant components in the framework of globalization A prime example as illustrated in the text is the international trade and commerce If we Americans analyzed everything we own or buy we would probably realize that 50 percent of these material goods are produced in other areas of the world Globalization and Mass Media Everyones life is influenced by everyone else Globalization of mass media has had a dramatic influence on in many cultures One need not visit or live in a certain part of the world to emulate or adopt styles behaviors or traditions of another culture The stronger the global ties becomes between various cultures the more interdependent they become Commodities and Globalization The first example covered in the text with regards to globalization is coffee production and consumption We as Americans consume 15 of the worlds production of coffee Coffee is the centerpiece of many social settings and gatherings It is incorporated into our daily activities as commonly as we brush our teeth in the morning This commodity is usually produced in some of the poorest countries in the world The people of these countries can be directly dependent on the benefits derived from the sale of the coffee bean If we as Americans
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