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Overturning assumptions that nonwestern architecture has been static over time, new scholarship focused on colonial and postcolonial architecture and urbanism and on nonwestern modernism has made a significant contribution to our understanding of the history of architecture. Much [...]

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This article is about the great changes that have happened in recent years in international politics as well as the challenges that these thorough transformations imply. Some examples of great significance are the fall of the Berlin Wall (1989), the attack on the New York World Trade [...]

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The first wave of globalization (1830-1914) witnessed a decline in the number of countries from 125 to 54. Political consolidation was often achieved [...]

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In our times, globalization determinates that identity must be built by comsuption. A citizen is not anymore one voice in public opinion, but a consumer´s choice. People do not belong to a nation, but to a «consumers´community of common understanding». Me

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Review of trends in copyright and author rights. The Web has helped to highlight the differences between the Anglo-Saxon (common law) and Latin (civil law) worlds, and at the same time has spurred movement worldwide toward more homogeneous policies between countries. The progress [...]

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Nyonya cuisine echoes the cultural identity of the Peranakans, who are both Chinese and localized. Despite the fact that the food is much localized, its symbolism remains traditionally Chinese. This paper explores the history, ingredients, and cooking methods crucial in the production [...]

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The processes of cultural and economic globalisation and the migration of the world population call for diversity and plurality in media productions. The production of cultural expressions is a critical element in the system of film coproduction. This ess

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By means of the metaphor «lights in the labyrinth», this paper is an approach to some new meanings of it, discussing which doors are open and which ones are closed in media in order to research its relevance in the globalization and information age. In th

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Media relevance is a fact all over the world. And these media go together with new technologies of information. Both of them are characteristic of the western culture. It is true that these media and the technologies associated to them are a powerful grou

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Young people of today have grown up in the information age, and they have a fast and intuitive inmersion in it. Therefore, abridged communication has emerged. Using chats and SMS, young people have created their own slang which they use to reconizge thems