This article focuses on Dutch vocabulary changes that are brought on by inter-cultural contact as a result of globalization. The superdiverse population of the Netherlands is raising awareness for racist Dutch vocabulary.
Dutch violinist André Rieu is operating on a global and local field of the music industry with enormous success. This article explores how Rieu strikes a balance in building a glocal identity through his language use and social media presence.
Jamaica is the center of a huge global culture scape: reggae. This article analyzes the globalization and history of reggae culture using Appadurai's concept of hard and soft globalization and Wallerstein's world-system analysis.
The article discusses how the yellow Hi-Viz vests used by French activists became a global icon of resistance for different, local causes around the world, and how the internet has been the force that propelled this idea forward.
Otaku is a subculture that originated in Japan. It later spread internationally because of globalization. As a consequence, internet communities of otaku grew. There are sometimes converging, other times diverging features.
Chinglish and Greeklish are taken over. This paper argues that in times cultural globalization, English becomes localized and gradually integrated into local communities due to the development of information technology.