A Review of Tomlinson’s Views on Cultural Globalization

Changxue Xue


By reviewing Tomlinson’s views on cultural globalization, this essay explores his contributions by
investigating his work in a critical way. It examines his thoughts of “cultural imperialism” and “cultural globalization”, including thematic ideas such as: “complex connectivity”, “deterritorialization” and “cosmopolitanism”. Then, it discusses the issue weather globalization promises a global culture or a globalized culture in the process of cultural globalization.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/ass.v4n6p112

Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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