ILSS I / SS10 / Week 9 W h a t i s G l o b a l i s a t i o n ? ? ?
Question: What is the truest definition of globalisation? Answer: Princess Diana's death. Explanation: An English princess with an Egyptian boyfriend crashes in a French tunnel, while in a German car with a Dutch engine, driven by a Belgian who was drunk on Scottish whisky, followed closely by Italian Paparazzi on Japanese motorcycles; treated by an American doctor using Brazilian medicines. ILSS I / SS10 / Week 9
Does globalisation foster or diminish cultural diversity? How does globalisation impact indigenous peoples / tribes? Are there more advantages or disadvantages for the average person? How has globalisation affected your life?
being inextricably trapped (e.g.:in a debt spiral) - hopelessly entangled national sovereignty - self determination of a nation (e.g.: in jurisdiction) facilitate spread - make spread easier economic convulsion - uncontrolled economic constriction inevitable exhaustion - irrevocable collapse/fatigue ILSS I / SS10 / Week 9
retrenchment - a cutback to reinstate - to cause something to exist again affluence - wealth ILSS I / SS10 / Week 9
Written and directed by Hubert Sauper French-Belgium-Austrian co-production Oscar nomination in 2006
Environmental and social effects of the fishing industry around Lake Victoria in Tanzania Nile Perch export to Europe Transport planes come back to Tanzania with arms and munitions Fish filets for Europeans while indigenous people starve Interviews with plane crew, factory owners, guards, prostitutes, fishermen and other villagers
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D ARWIN ‘ S N IGHTMARE – R EVIEW F EEDING E UROPE, S TARVING AT H OME N EW Y ORK T IMES, A UGUST 3 RD, 2005 Extraordinary work of visual journalism Natural loveliness Beauty as integral part of the movie’s ethical vision Clearly aimed at the political conscience of Western audiences