Why Globalization is not a one-way-street

Schuman Michael’s article, published in the TIME in 2013, begins like a fairy tale: “Once upon a time, globalization simply meant the export of Western culture to the rest of the world. Now the world is turning the tables.” It means globalization is not a “one way street” as he concludes: “globalization is becoming more inclusive and more balanced between different parts of the planet.” The continuous innovation, renovation and expansion of the agents of globalization affects different parts of the world. One thing is certain that the journey of “local” and “global” go together in two-way street. Even if global seeks its dominance, there are other actors to reconnect it with… Read More

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The List of Books for Final Semester

Ah! Its final semester of MA in English. Here is the list of books I am reading as my text books: American Studies: An Introduction (Collections of articles) Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahamsa Yogananda The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri: Inferno – A Verse Translated by Allen Mandelbaum The Enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore The Globalization Reader by Frank J. Lechner and John Boli The Hero with a Thousand Faces by  Joseph Campbell An Introduction to Visual Culture by Nicholas Mirzoeff Lost Horizon by James Hilton The Razor’s Edge by W. Somerset Maugham The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen The… Read More

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