What does global culture mean?

A portmanteau of “global” and “culture,” “global culture” can be conceived as a whole way of life of the world’s people, and also cultural works that are produced and commonly consumed by people who live within and across many countries, not just one country.

What is an example of global culture?

Examples of social forces that are creating a global culture include electronic communications (telephones, e‐mail, fax machines), the mass media (television, radio, film), the news media, the Internet, international businesses and banks, and the United Nations—to name only a few.

How is globalization related to popular culture?

The globalization has brought about tremendous changes in-the cultural patterns by bringing both elite and mass cultures together. The differences between the elite culture and the local culture have been minimized to a negligible number. Popular culture is produced and governed by free-floating market forces.

What is cultural globalization in your own words?

Cultural globalization, phenomenon by which the experience of everyday life, as influenced by the diffusion of commodities and ideas, reflects a standardization of cultural expressions around the world. Although homogenizing influences do indeed exist, they are far from creating anything akin to a single world culture.

What is popular culture and why is it important?

Popular culture is an essential element of everyone’s daily life. Whether it is through direct or indirect means. Popular culture can often be interpreted in different means simply because it is a rather big umbrella where many areas of lifestyle/society seek shelter. Lifestyles such as music, films, toys etc.

What is the purpose of popular culture?

Popular culture allows large heterogeneous masses of people to identify collectively. It serves an inclusionary role in society as it unites the masses on ideals of acceptable forms of behavior.