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Today's Practice Question

  Sep 08, 2020

Today's Practice Question

Que. 1. Discuss the positive and negative effects of globalization on women in India. (UPSC - 2015) [150 Words]
Ans. 
Globalisation aims for the establishment of a borderless world. It means growing interconnectedness in world.
Globalisation like other sectors has had social, political, economic and cultural impact on the lines of women in India and the world both positively and negatively.
Effects of globalization on women in India: 
Positive Impacts 

Negative Impacts

Roles of women in India have been changing and they are now emerging from the past traditions into a new era of freedom and rights.

Que. 2. Do you think Globalization is a multidimensional concept? Assess the cultural impact of globalization in India. [150 Words]
Ans. 
Globalization is increased interconnectedness and interdependence of peoples and countries. It is a complex and multidimensional phenomenon, Its multi-dimensional character consists of three main parts: political, economic and socio- cultural.
 
Political dimension 

Economic Dimension : 
Cultural Dimension:
Social Dimension:

Cultural Impact of Globalization on Indian Society:
Globalisation has created both positive and negative cultural impacts on Indian society. Positive impact includes role of information technology, technological modernisation, promotion of the liberal ideas like liberty, equality gender, justice and liberal attitudes of the people. Indian Performing Arts : The Indian Classical music has gained worldwide recognition but recently, western music is too becoming very popular in our country. Fusing Indian music along with western music is encouraged among musicians. 
But there are Negative Impact also like commodification of culture, marginalisation of local culture, dilution of core culture of India, promotion of consumerist culture, McDonaldization culture and Walmartization culture.