In your response paper, identify an important new concept, theory, or insight about globalization from Steger Chap. 5 “Cultural dimension of globalization” and discuss it in relation to the assigned reading by Otmazgin “Japanese popular culture: time for a regional paradigm.” Maximum: 400 words (approximately three paragraphs)
Your response paper prepares you for Wed. Recitation section on April 4, when you will have a chance to talk about your ideas with your classmates.
*The response paper is worth 10 pts. and will be graded based on the following rubric:
- Response shows good understanding of at least one new concept, theory, or insight from Steger Chap. 5 (3 pts.)
- The concept, theory, or insight is applied appropriately to the assigned reading on East Asia (3 pts.)
- Discussion is accurate and supported with relevant examples (4 pts.)