Critical Review on the Works of Bruno Stagno

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GLOBALIZATION: SOME CULTURAL PREDICAMENTS
The opening pages give an overview of the life and works of Gerardo Mosquera and some of the works he has done and written.
The focus of this body of work is that of globalization, Mosquera seeks to define what globalization is, whom it affects and how it impacts on regions.
The globalization that we imagine i.e. having interconnectivity with each other around the whole planet is different to that of the author. His beliefs are that globalization is a series of circuits passing information among each other. Essentially it is a series of centres and circuits connected.
The information that these connections transfer is economics, culture and basic communication.

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Globalisation has an impacted on culture, by making culture known to the wider world seeks to legitimize it and make new epistemes.
Instead of expanding our global space globalization seeks to make the global experience more intimate. Urbanization is the product of globalization when people move from the edges usually consisting of the countryside they are drawn to these centers (megalopolis).

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The influx of people lead to city growth and further development and a bi-product of this urbanization is that of physical and mental displacement.
Globalization and borders are linked, within this movement the world is being brought closer together and both physical and mental boundaries/borders are being erected, changed or removed totally.

The Internet is a virtual example of globalization where it also seeks to bring information worldwide closer to us throughout computer screens.
The world is getting smaller every day, even to become a global village; this is one way to simplify globalization. The west proclaims it culture to be most acceptable and accessible and…...

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