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...ance over one another as Marx and Engels state that capitalism removes national borders, industries, and differences while Appadurai argues that cultural globalization maintains essential differences across national borders. Both authors also declare progressive and unproductive effects of this shared cultural globalization as these mention strong and weak points of their arguments. In addition, we become aware of new chaos within cultural globalization by utilizing the concept of globalization in Frazier’s article with Appadurai’s idea of disjuncture flows. Therefore, as we compare and contrast the different perceptions of cultural globalization which Marx and Engels, Appadurai and Frazier present, we effectively identify globalization as resources to reorganize of globalizing not only a controlling entity, but also to comprehend the system of this global culture.
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