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americanisation

(1) A commonly used term for the shift in popular culture, technology, business practices or politics, which is influenced by the American “style”.
(2) A popular term for the transition of a social healthcare model to American-type managed care model, with requirements for preauthorisation.
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She does not explore the ways that Americanization may have already modified what it meant to be German--or how that change affected the terms of the debate.
This book integrates US history and communication studies to examine methods used to promote assimilation and Americanization on the eve of WWI, focusing on the use of visual media, aesthetic methods, and performative rituals such as parades to instruct immigrant students on becoming an American.
Upon her return to working with immigrants, Kellor created her most widely known Americanization effort: Americanization Day, an early public advocacy of multiculturalism.
Elizabeth Lunbeck's The Americanization of Narcissism is an intellectual history of a psychological concept.
While the aforementioned structural and quantitative studies of Americanization have nuanced our understanding of American influence on Scandinavian journalism, they are, as Hallin and Mancini remind us, only "useful to a point.
A central theme in Puerto Rican historiography, Americanization has been variously interpreted.
He brings a biographical approach to the subject, examining key figures that illustrate the turn of soldiers from sober military values to seeking American-style materialism, the development of French rock and roll, and the contemporary "full anchoring" of Americanization in France.
In his autobiography Garner asserts that The Americanization of Emily was not really an antiwar film, but rather a warning not to "make war seem so wonderful that kids want to make the 'ultimate sacrifice' when they grow up.
Historians have also tended to view Americanization in the context of wartime super patriotism and the political and social reaction of the postwar Red Scare.
Patriotic Pluralism: Americanization Education and European Immigrants
Americanization in the States: Immigrant Social Welfare Policy, Citizenship, and National Identity in the United States, 1908-1929 is a scholarly study of American bureaus and programs in the early twentieth century that were designed to help immigrants blend into American society.
Firstly, we argue that the Japanese version of globalization is associated with Westernization, especially Americanization economically and philosophically.