How "American" Is Globalization?

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In this provocative work, Marling analyzes--in specific terms--the impacts of American technology and culture on foreign societies. Deconstructing the myth of global Americanization, he argues that despite the typically American belief that the United States dominates foreign countries, the practical effects of qAmericanizationq amount to less than one might suppose.... (2) Chevy Silverado light trucks, (3) Honda Accord, (4) Toyota Camry, (5) Dodge Ram light trucks, (6) Ford Explorer, ... GM and Ford are among the largest companies in Mexico: the value of auto parts exported from Mexico to the United ... Chinese shoe production in aquot;Province Makes 30% of the Worlda#39;s Shoes, aquot; Guangzhou Morning Post, June 14, 2002. ... of a junior employee in Tokyo who was beaten to death when he refused to use the proper keigo with a senior colleague in a bar.

Title:How "American" Is Globalization?
Author: William Marling
Publisher:JHU Press - 2006-05-31

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