Component 3 - Section A - Link between Globalisation and Social world

Definition - Globalisation
International Intergration due to views, products & ideas (aspects of culture)
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Who in the Amazon rainforest is effected by globalisation?
The Awa tribe: Demand for land, legal and illegal logging, >destruction of habitats.
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How can didgital communication hel protect (tribes)?
Online petition, News reports, Raise awareness, Raise money ect.
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Definition - Digital revolution
Rapid advances in technology, transformed peoples lives.
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What are the two catogories of 'New Media'?
Extention and Development, Newly Invented.
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Examples of Forms of Media:
TV on demand, Podcast, Facebook, Newspaper aps, Games, Social Media.
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Definition - Global Village
Communication that does not include face to face contact > Time and Distance shrink: World becoming much smaller.
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Definition - Virtual Communities
Social network of individuals with similar views, hobbies , interests ect.
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Examples of Virtual Communities
Message boards, Online chat rooms, Virtual rooms, Social networks
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What does Carter say about virtual communities?
Cybercity virtual community, Participant observation and questionaires, investing so much time into online relationships may not invest time in real life. but found opposite they lead to other social relationships.
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What does Boellstorff say about Secondlife?
Two years of fieldwork. Explores issues such as gender, race, sex, money, conflict and antisocial behaviour. have shows prostitution and ***********, questions online morals of communications.
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Defintion - Social Capital
Relationships, connections at global level which lead to material rewards.
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Example of social capital
LinkedIn > leads to employment.
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Defintion - Media Convergence
Range of different kinds of infomation can be combined and delivered in one format.
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Example Media convergence
Videos, text and images can all be seen on one website. Media platforms able to communiate with each other (facebook friends seen on insta)
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What does Castells say?
Industrial age > Age defined by infomation. Result of evolution of new tech. Focus shifted from oil, gas & electricity > to infomation .
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Definition - Big Data
Large data sets which can be analysed digitally and non-digitaly to reveal patterns, links and trends.
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What are the five features of Big Data?
Volume, Velocity, Variety, Variability & Complexity.
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Who in the Amazon rainforest is effected by globalisation?

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The Awa tribe: Demand for land, legal and illegal logging, >destruction of habitats.

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Definition - Digital revolution

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