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Global Village

  • In: Encyclopedia of Identity
  • Edited by: Ronald L. Jackson II & Michael A. Hogg
  • Subject:Self & Identity, Identity, Self & Identity

The global village develops when technologies collapse physical and perceptual time and space, a collapse in which cultural and spatial differences collide and epistemologies of human otherness change. Travel technologies such as roads, boats, cars, trains, and planes and information technologies such as books, radio, television, and the Internet allow people to move faster and easier, physically and perceptually, to places once considered far away. When this collapse happens, when human relations to geography blur, one culture—the ...

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