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Conclusion: Globalization as Englishization

  • Kwok-kan Tam
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Abstract

Globalization has become a topic of central concern for the twenty-first century, especially in anthropology, communication, sociology, economics, and literary studies. Globalization is still developing and is a reality that has already shown its effects on different parts of the world in newer relations of interconnectedness and interdependence that have to be defined. Various theories of globalization have been proposed since the 1970s to explain, as well as to predict, the trend of development toward homogenization and the tensions thus created. These theories can be summarized as follows:

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kwok-kan Tam
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  1. 1.The Hang Seng University of Hong KongShatinHong Kong

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