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The phenomenon of globalisation facilitates interconnection across geographical and cultural barriers. On the surface, it seems like this is the most favourable path for the evolution of society, yet it can be argued that globalisation is effectively weakening the cultural unity of individual countries through it’s homogenising effects. 469 more words
British Consumers and the American Dream: A Study of American Media Production and British Consumption Trends Post 9/11.
The United States of America; the country that embodies, and is entrusted as curator of the American dream, has since the 9/11 attacks produced a tyrannical leadership bent on foreign military interventions; a global economy reminiscent of its own monopolistic capitalism; a working middle class consistently demoted to a poor lower class; a society unwilling to relinquish arms, clinging on to a history of violence inherent to it through its founding parchment; and a growing distanciation from a bestowed vision of freedom and democracy that with each passing day, becomes all the more elusive. 636 more words
“Americanisation” is a term that many anime fans will be familiar with. This is the process whereby an anime show or movie is purchased by a US company and heavily edited, its story changed and even its character names altered to make it have more in common with animation produced in the US. 2,370 more words