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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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Media & Sovereignty Report

November 16th, 2010 · 2 Comments

From the beginning of time media’s such as radio have been utilized by the government to hold power over its domain.  With so many different types of media and all them changing it has become more and more difficult for the government to have a hold on media.  Now the government has to battle media […]

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Media and Sovereignty.

November 12th, 2010 · 2 Comments

In Ch. 36, “Media and Sovereignty: The Global Information Revolution and its Challenge to State Power” by Monroe Price. Price discussed the relationship between media and sovereignty . He discussed how power technology has became over the past few decades and how media would influence a nation’s power. I believe that both the state and […]

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Media & Sovereignty – Soap Opera Boosts Women’s Rights in India -Yujiao Huang

November 10th, 2010 · 3 Comments

A few days ago, I heard a story on NPR on how the spread of satellite and cable TV increased female autonomy in India. This story demonstrated that, with the help of technology, media can help people overcome same of the cultural and historical norms in a center society that now are considered as outdated […]

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Media and Sovereignty

November 9th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Recently, China accused Japan of spreading untrue statements to the media during the summit meetings. China had felt that their sovereignty and territory integrity had been violated. A diplomat of China, Hu Zhenyue stated that the Japanese should take “full responsibility” for any problems that arise. The question behind this is, why is Japan doing […]

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Assignment #2 Media and Sovereignty

November 9th, 2010 · No Comments

In chapter 36, Monroe Price’s article on Media and Sovereignty speaks about how the government needs to control and regulate the power given to the media.  According to her, government should decide and put regulation on the media about its freedom of speech.  I personally don’t support Monroe Price ‘s point of view because I […]

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Assignment Number 2

November 8th, 2010 · 3 Comments

In chapter 36; Media and Sovereignty Monroe E. Price speaks about the role of media and how government has to put regulation on the media so they do not over power the government or the economy. With this idea we, as a society are able to see and maintain order, like the chain of commands. […]

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Media Censorship in Rwanda- Assignment #2- Anthony Mendola

November 7th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Monroe Price’s article on Media and Sovereignty speaks about how the government needs to regulate the power given to the media. This creates a sense of order and security. The government doesn’t want to be viewed as weak in the eyes of its people. As more technological advances occur and media is spread on different […]

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Control Over Media in Cuba: assignment 2

November 6th, 2010 · 7 Comments

I think every society, whether communist, democratic, has a fear of rivalry from its citizens. Even though it is much less likely to occur in the US due to our “democratic” state, some of us do feel there is a sense of corruption going on around us. From globalization, a lot of new innovations are […]

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Assignment #2 – Graziella Ceravolo

November 4th, 2010 · 7 Comments

Media has been used as an essential tool for governments to assert power; however media is constantly changing due to globalization.  With media constantly evolving due to technological innovations, the government must continuously try to compete to prevent their power from declining.   It is as if the government’s role is to try to control the […]

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