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Intro to World Culture
Culture is the mortar that bonds societies together. People worldwide practice a diverse array of customs, beliefs, and traditions that make them unique. Learn more about a variety of world cultures and how globalization impacts them here.
The International Cultural Exchange Organization aims to raise intercultural and educational awareness through international exchange programs.
World Cultural Organization
An international organization that promotes intercultural exchange and collaboration.
Culture Crossing Guide
This interactive site offers a guide to customs and courtesies for travel, business, and study abroad.
Provides cultural profiles and etiquette tips for countries worldwide.
Britannica Encyclopedia of World Religions
A handbook to understanding the traditions, rituals, and locations of a diverse array of religions worldwide.
Children of a New World : Society, Culture, and Globalization
Fass, Paula S. 2007. Emphasizes the effects of globalization on the lives of children both domestically and internationally.
Globalization and Culture at Work : Exploring Their Combined Glocality
Carr, Stuart C. 2004. Examines work behavior through the lens of the "glocality," a mix of global and local values.
Migration and Culture
Epstein, Gil S. Gang, Ira N. 2010. Studies the effects of migration on culture in a modernized world with an emphasis on impacts on the individual, local populations, and families left back home.
Paradoxes of Culture and Globalization
Gannon, Martin J. 2008. Examines the positives effects of globalization on culture through a series of cross-cultural paradoxes.
Globalization and American Popular Culture
2010. Lane Crothers. Examines the international influence of American popular culture including movies, television, fast food, clothing, and more.
Culture and Citizenship
2001. Nick Stevenson. Examines the relationship of citizenship and culture. Encompasses topics to include inclusion and exclusion, the market and policy, the definition of citizen versus non-citizen and more.