Cultural Globalization in Germany

Hansfried Kellner and Hans‐Georg Soeffner

in Many Globalizations

Published in print October 2002 | ISBN: 9780195151466
Published online April 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780199834914 | DOI:
 Cultural Globalization in Germany

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The chapter discusses research efforts to identify three of the cultural channels through which Germans experience and react with globalization pressures – the business elite, the intelligentsia, and self‐representation in popular culture. A particularly important dimension in all three research areas was the intrusion of English words and expressions into vernacular speech.

Keywords: culture; Germany; globalization; language

Chapter.  9861 words. 

Subjects: International Relations

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