Americanisation


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assimilation into American culture

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Americanisation is seen as a bad thing, but Fulton doesn't buy it.
Sir - i wholeheartedly agree with those of your readers who complain of the deterioration in the Welsh atmosphere at the Millennium Stadium; in particular, the Americanisation thereof in some respects.
I feel embarrassed at this Americanisation of the street."
GLOBALISATION - or should I say Americanisation - continues apace.
He shows the perennial attraction of the seaside in cultural artefacts from children's books to film, yet does not mention it as a theme in popular song; and the Americanisation of popular culture, which had its echoes in the resorts, not least in the introduction of their amusement arcades, gets scant attention.
In February 2001, Timothy Garton Ash asked `Is Britain European?' He argued that Britain had long since abandoned the national perspective of a self-satisfied little island at the heart of a great empire: `But it is not clear whether what has replaced it is Europeanisation, Americanisation or just globalisation.' Quite so.
The Magazine section of the proceedings contains the following 4 selected papers: "Racial Cover-Up, 1996-2000: Who Is the Face on Today's Fashion Magazine?" (Lindsey Kressin); "Reporter at Large: Morris Markey's Literary Journalism in 'The New Yorker'" (Les Sillars); "Art, Ideology and Americanisation in Post-War Dutch Journalism" (Hans Renders); and "Union Magazines' Coverage of the NAFTA Controversy before Congressional Approval" (Eric Freedman).
It will be a lecture entitled Factory Girls Looking Like Actresses: Gender and Americanisation in British Society in the 20th Century.
But we've just survived the most vivid, the most explosively-exploitive example of the Americanisation of such spots as Splott, with millions spent on costumes and sweets in the biggest rip-off this side of Christmas.
'I really do hope that President Bush will now rise above that and set an example of free trade around the world showing he understands that globalisation does not mean Americanisation.'
Indeed, their opinions are never hidden: in the essay on 'Americanisation [of Britain]' they refer to Britain's having become 'a cipher and a servant of American global power'.
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