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Preservation of Culture in. Shamsul A.B. National University of Malaysia. an Internetworked World. A paper for the ASEAN Regional Workshop 26-27 Jan 2000, APDC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. CLASH OF CULTURES. Issues:

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Preservation of culture in

Preservation of Culture in

Shamsul A.B.

National University of Malaysia

an Internetworked World

A paper for the ASEAN Regional Workshop

26-27 Jan 2000, APDC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Preservation of culture in

CLASH OF CULTURES

  • Issues:

  • Culture of the Finite Planet World Vs Culture of the Infinite InternetworkedWorld

  • Impact of the Culture of the Infinite World upon the Culture of the Finite World

  • GENERAL CONCERN:Destruction of the Culture of the Finite World


Preservation of culture in

Culture of the FINITE World

  • Product of social arrangements created over time, for collective survival in the finite planet, ‘The World’

  • Four types of categories of Culture

    • Cerebral

    • Collective

    • Concrete & descriptive

    • Social


Preservation of culture in

Culture of the INFINITE World

  • Living space as Infinite entity

  • Social Relations outside corporeal location

  • Creating Culture in the Infinite World

  • Simulated Social life, IMAGE-TO-IMAGE

  • Could this threaten the Culture of the Infinite World?


Preservation of culture in

DISCOURSE & ACTION

Two Main Viewpoints

a.THE BREAKDOWN VIEW:

Moralistic

b.THE BREAKOUT VIEW:

Political economy


Preservation of culture in

a. THE BREAKDOWN VIEW:

Moralistic

  • Culture an idealized perfect entity

  • Culture can be corrupted

  • Culture eroded and destroyed

  • Culture must be preserved


Preservation of culture in

b. THE BREAKOUT VIEW:

Political Economy

  • Culture a Social construction

  • Flexible, Modifiable, Renewable

  • Ever-Changing, Phases & Faces

  • Preserved, Regenerated THRO’ Fragmentation


Preservation of culture in

THE DOMINANT VIEWPOINT:

Breakdown View

  • WHY?

    • Represents the interest of the state

    • Strong homogenizing tendencies

    • Definer of ‘National Culture’ & custodian

    • ‘Nation-State’ Vs. ‘Globalization’

    • Infinite Culture threat to the Finite National Culture

    • Breakdown View = ‘Official View’


Preservation of culture in

MINORITY VIEWPOINT:

The Breakout View

  • WHY Serious Consideration?

    • Culture, set of Symbolic exchanges

    • Liberate relationships from spatial referents

    • Always fragmented (Class, Ethnicity,etc.)

    • Could be produced and reproduced anywhere

    • Final articulation, always localized

    • In-Built survival and preservation mechanism


Preservation of culture in

POLICY & PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS

  • ICT is a means NOT an end

  • ICT Culture & the abuse Threat

  • ICT Culture or Capitalist Culture?

  • ICT Culture & the differentiated Society

  • Access to ICT


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