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Creolization of Scientology

March 16th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Scientology has been a part of one of the most controversial religious movements to appear during the 20th century.  Its original purpose was intended to be a new psychotherapy and was not expected to become a religion.  As a religion, the Church of Scientology was incorporated in Camden, New Jersey by creator L. Ron Hubbard. […]

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Creolization essay #1

March 11th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Religion is one aspect of the spread of creolization. This includes colonization and spread of religion to a group of people. For example, the Spanish conquerors in South America, and the spread of Catholicism in Haiti. The spread of Catholicism made slaves believe in Gods that came from Africa. From this came the creole religion created […]

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Facebook : An Active Creolization Machine

March 10th, 2011 · 3 Comments

What is creolization? In the simple way to say creolization is well accepted new culture mixed with native or local culture. We can see creolization around us. When diversity progressed in the globe creolization happened. Pizza is very common US but pizza is not an American food Italian and Greek immigrant brings this food. Dominoes […]

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Creolization Essay

March 10th, 2011 · No Comments

According to answers.com, creolization is the hybridization of a culture, as it absorbs and transforms forces from outside. A cultural practice that I have chosen that has spread from one geographic location to another is Iranian Music. Before Iranians migrated to other countries, their music was more traditional and the singers were older. The origin […]

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Assignment #1 – The Creolization of Coffee

March 10th, 2011 · 7 Comments

Without coffee, it would probably be quite a bit harder for most of us to get up in the morning. Especially in the US, our conceptualization of coffee revolves around Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, and our local coffee house.  Coffee has undergone the process of creolization; it’s become commercialized and has spread around the world. As […]

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Creolization of Rugby

March 10th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Growing up in New York City has given me the chance to experience new culture on a daily basis. Living in one of the most diverse cities in the world has taught more about how the rest of the world lives. Lucky for us, the idea of creolization has helped this country grow do to  […]

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Creolization Essay: The Spread of Drifting to America

March 9th, 2011 · 1 Comment

  Creolization refers to the creation of new cultures through the blending and adaptation of older cultures.  It is an ongoing process amplified by technological innovations, as distant parts of the world are now able to communicate and express ideas instantly.  One influence that has spread to North America, Europe, and even the Middle East […]

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Creolization Essay

March 9th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Creolization can be easily defined as a mixture of ethic cultures and customs to produce a diverse set of commodities and peoples. Lechner and Boli stated that creolization “allows the sense of complex culture as a network of perspectives, or as an ongoing debate.” They believe that though creolization is “open-ended; the tendencies towards maturation […]

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Creolization Essay

March 9th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Robyn Kurman Sociology 279 Professor Hala 3/10/11 Creolization refers to the interplay between world culture and national cultures, focusing on how commodities, or cultural objects and practices more generally, are assigned meanings and uses in receiving cultures. The idea of creolization calls attention to how people make and remake culture and how culture changes over […]

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Assignment#1 – Creolization Essay

March 9th, 2011 · No Comments

Sushi One of my favorite meals, sushi, had its humble beginnings over 2000 years ago in Southeast Asia or China. Rice is, and has been the staple grain in Southeast Asia, cultivated for over 4000 years, and fish has been the main source of protein. Sushi, which means “it’s sour” was origanally a fermented fish […]

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The Creolization of Reggaetón

March 9th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Growing up in the melting pot known as New York City, I personally have been exposed to many different cultures. Creolization is a term that stems from studying different cultures, referring to the interplay between world culture and national cultures; including cultural object and cultural practices. Reggaetón is a cultural object that originated in Latin […]

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Assignment #1 – Creolization Essay. NBA Globalization

March 8th, 2011 · 1 Comment

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIewLi-JGMg The NBA is one of the fastest growing sport in the world.  According to a poll in 2010, Basketball is the third most popular sport in the world behind only football (soccer) and Cricket.  It is already the among the most popular sport in the countries of US, China, Russia, the Philippines, Russia, Canada, […]

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Assignment 1 – Rubric & References (adding links)

March 5th, 2011 · No Comments

Assignment # 1: grading rubric: Essays will be graded on the basis of content, writing, and formal requirements. Scores will be assigned for each subcomponent below, where: 1 = poor / 2 = needs work / 3 = good / 4 = excellent Content: How well does essay address the following? Geographic move: Change in […]

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Creolization

October 12th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Creolization refers to the changes of meanings and usages of the cultural objects or practices when they are being spread and practiced around the global. In this essay, I will introduce how the practices of female circumcision originate and vary widely throughout the world. Female circumcision, also known as female genital mutilation (FGM), could be […]

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Creolization Essay – Assignment # 1

October 11th, 2010 · No Comments

Clare Baxter Soc 279 Assignment 1 Creolization can be described in the geography dictionary as “The hybridization of a culture, as it absorbs and transforms forces from outside; the production of new local forms in response to globalization”. This mean that ideas and customs from different cultures manage to travel around the world and each […]

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