Re: Westernization and its effects on culture
Sun, 26 Nov 1995 22:17:16 GMT

Shannon Goins <> wrote:

>I am writing a paper on the effects of westernization on traditionally
> non-western cultures. I would be interested to hear opinions about
>the decrease in cultural diversity, as a result of the availability
>of western ideas through the media, tourism, and music.

>How serious is this? Are there ways to prevent it? What about
>foreign aid workers - does the ability to speak the language of
>the region where one is working help to reduce the risk of imposing
>western cultural values?

>Any other thoughts related to this issue?