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Global Opportunities. Chapter 5. In what ways does globalization create new opportunities for identity?. We have a chance to expand our identity. We can explore and create an identity based on a much broader scope of understanding.

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In what ways does globalization create new opportunities for identity
In what ways does globalization create new opportunities for identity?

  • We have a chance to expand our identity.

  • We can explore and create an identity based on a much broader scope of understanding.

  • The issue of this chapter is to what extent should we respond to the opportunities that globalization provides for identity?

Accommodation and integration in urban centres
Accommodation and integration in Urban identity?Centres

  • Urbanization has been occurring for more than 200 years.

  • Why did it happen?

  • Industrial revolution.

  • Agricultural revolution.

  • People began to move from the rural areas into the urban areas looking for work.

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  • These cities became identity?important centers of business, industry, development, education and cultural exchange

  • When people are in contact with other people, talking happens.

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Accommodation they get services that they enjoy.

  • Local governments will try to accommodate and integrate new residents.

  • Example page 94

  • By accommodating new immigrants, MISA helps people prepare quickly and effectively to become fully participating members of society.

  • When this occurs, integration often follows.

Integration they get services that they enjoy.

  • Because of globalization, integration can create opportunities both for the new society and the immigrant.

  • Some scientists say that as migration increases societies become more aware of the opportunities that can occur because of the different peoples.

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  • People need diversity in order to be exposed to new perspectives.

  • Perspectives can be enriched as well.

  • Very few immigrants leave their country because they don’t like the culture.

  • Pluralism allows people to expand their identities while retaining their heritage.

Acculturation perspectives.

  • Immigration is only one factor that increases the influence of other cultures.

  • People are exposed to different cultures which can change groups.

  • People will adopt certain features if they believe it will help them thrive in society.

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  • This process is called acculturation. perspectives.

  • It occurs when people adapt to a new culture at a speed and extent that they want.

  • This may lead to assimilation

  • Read page 98 on Susan Aglukark.

Acculturation in the andes
Acculturation in the Andes perspectives.

  • Acculturation does not only happen to immigrants.

  • People who have lived in an area for a long time may decide to new ways of life.

  • Indigenous people will often use global business and tourism to prosper.

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  • What are cooperatives? perspectives.

  • See page 98

  • In the Andes these cooperatives allow the women to add to the household income.

  • Women will work together in order to succeed.

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Responses to opportunities
Responses to Opportunities ponchos, shawls and sweaters.

  • How can people respond to the opportunities that globalization provides for identity?

  • Read response of Beverly McLachlin to this flood of information on page 104

Cultural revitalization
Cultural Revitalization ponchos, shawls and sweaters.

  • This is an opportunity to celebrate identity.

  • Many groups have been challenged by globalization.

  • Some have taken advantage of it.

  • Heritage days in Edmonton

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  • Read page 105 and the Inuit of Nunavut. ponchos, shawls and sweaters.

  • Revitalization is at work for the Inuit.

  • They now have their own territory where they can celebrate their culture.

  • The word nunavat means homeland where inukshuks are created and passed on to their children.

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  • Section 23 protects language rights for French or English anywhere in Canada.

  • This allows people of either English or French background to affirm their identities.

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The global francophone community
The Global Francophone Community response to the opportunities provided by a globalization?

  • Affirmation allows many Canadians the opportunity to create links with other French speaking people in the world.

  • In 1970 La Francophone was created to provide these opportunities to over 175 million people.

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  • Complete the questions from Chapter 5.