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Transnational Culture

Although transnationalism is considered a recent social phenomenon, it is not a new experience. It has, however, become an increasing occurrence and has come about as a result of an increase in the interconnectedness of people across territorial boundaries. However, the connectedness of people across territorial boundaries has been documented for centuries. This connectedness is understood to be of economic, social, and cultural significance for an increasing number of people, as well as challenging the notion and influence of the nation-state. Although transnationalism as a process incurs an evolution in the economic ties between people and nations, both from a production standpoint and from a consumption standpoint, this affects the development of cultures across territorial boundaries in a variety of ways that involve the global ...

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