Differences for the cities are the way they have succeeded economically. Some are rich in agriculture while others have established trading routes to attain food to sustain their populations. Another key difference between all the cities is their tolerance for religion, some countries are open to other faiths while some are closed and use violence to inflict their religion. 3) Inferences that future historians would make on these cities is that they are all highly populated, they are all port cities open for trade, they are all multicultural and they all are flourishing economically. Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver are thriving economically because they are all port cities which enable them to trade.
People enjoy a higher standard of life quality and readily embrace foreign influences. Just like most international cities, it has pretty shopping area, with lovely coffee shops, cute boutiques, and so on (Smith 1 ). Therefore, for people who live in Cosmopolitan cities like Shanghai, it is very necessary for them to find some way to escape from the fast pace of life. While these people are all very busy, they do not have enough time to go to
As PepsiCo and Riordan work in many areas across the world, understanding this helps define the different personal value patterns and effectively work toward cross-cultural teams to bridge the gaps. As PepsiCo continues development globally, somber issues arise as international commerce differs from domestic commerce. Given that an establishment working across boundaries must contract with the forces of domestic, foreign, and international power that persuade the existence, and expansion of a company. PepisCo issues include the controllable and uncontrollable forces influencing trade. These forces encompass raw materials, instant capital, and people.
Hong Kong became an international city that can handle a large number of capital and goods from all over the world. The Special Economic Zones like Shenzhen, have the convenience access to Hong Kong, therefore, they are developing a better economic market than inner periphery. These are the preconditions make the economic development of China’s inner periphery left behind. Chinese interior periphery development is left behind, which is because some obstacles
they have very powerful military personnel in Western Europe and have their own global intelligence network: the CIA. The USA has worldwide spread military bases, although most of these are found in the USA, they do have bases that cover most of Europe, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Secondly Superpowers can exert their influence through cultural power. This includes exerting influence through the media to spread culture and change the way people behave and think. For example the British Empire has exerted its influence through the widespread use of the English Language, the drinking of tea and playing cricket.
Culture aids us to understand how groups of individuals come together and how they familiarise and differentiate themselves from others. If we consider Britain in present day, it is considered to be one of the most culturally diverse countries, with a variety of cultures based on different religions, gender, age, classes and ethnic groups (Billington et. al. 1998). Although culture is broad and complex it is formed by several elements which include
Comparison of Pacific Mall and the Shops of Don Mills Pacific Mall and the Shops of Don Mills are both very popular shopping centers within the Greater Toronto Area. While both of these are prime destinations for residents of the GTA for shopping, they are very similar to each other while remaining very different from each other. These similarities and differences can be shown through a variety of methods; among these are the place of these destinations, placelessness of these two malls, and the territory in which they reside. Further similarities and differences can be observed through their clientele, location, marketing, layout, and stores. A place is a location in space imbued with unique attributes that set it apart from other
Classical India and China were both flourishing civilizations at one point in time. China and India had social similarities such as a male dominated society. The two civilizations also had economic similarities such as their dependence on agriculture, and they both had specific trade routes. China and India both practiced the use of dynasties, even though their dynasties ruled differently. Despite the similarities, each ancient civilization had differences that helped them become the great civilizations we study today.
Cultural policy in general refers to government measures taken to encourage or to protect activities in areas defined as cultural (Marsh & James, 2012). Through the decades, the cultural sector has played a most important role in national cohesion. Government intervention has also boosted the cultural industry and so have technological advances, which have helped in the dissemination of mass culture among the citizens. The modern- state is a sophisticated information apparatus with the government and traditional mass media acting as the two major information arms (Gasher, 2012, p. 9). However, there have been several stumbling blocks.
I will try to show how this is relevant, according to Gitlin, to America’s triumphant capitalistic culture that has been and continues to be built on advertising, slogans, headlines, comic strips, TV and radio. In the conclusion part of my paper I shall focus on whether I see this dominant process of Americanization as a threat to the rest of the world, as an invitation to another’s cultures freedom or simply as a predominant source of pleasure. I shall examine both the advantages and limitations of what Gitlin defines as America’s celebrated