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.The best-selling vehicles were (1) Ford F-series light trucks, (2) Chevy Silverado light trucks, (3) Honda Accord, (4) Toyota Camry, ... GM and Ford are among the largest companies in Mexico: the value of auto parts exported from Mexico to the United States rose from $7.4 ... McGraw-Hill, 1997), and Ronald Inglehart, Modernization and Postmodernization: Cultural, Economic, and Political Change in 43anbsp;...

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


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