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    • Globalization and Culture
      Issue brief and lesson plans on the impacts of globalization on culture

    • The Politics of Pop Culture
      A series of reports from around the world that explore the intersection of politics and culture

    • Ethnologue: Languages of the World
      A comprehensive catalog of more than 6,700 languages spoken in 228 countries. The Ethnologue Name Index lists over 39,000 language names, dialect names, and alternate names. The Ethnologue Family Index organizes languages according to language families.

    • Global Hit
      A daily feature on international musicians or musical trends from Public Radio International's The World

    • Youth Culture in Asia
      Case studies from across Asia with teaching guide, designed for middle school classrooms

    • Japan's Pop Power
      A radio documentary highlighting the growing influence of Japanese pop culture around the world

    • Building Bridges: A Peace Corps Guide
      Exercises to build cross-cultural understanding among students from Worldwise Schools

    • PBS Frontline: Merchants of Cool
      FRONTLINE correspondent Douglas Rushkoff examines the tactics, techniques, and cultural ramifications of these marketing moguls in "The Merchants of Cool." Produced by Barak Goodman and Rachel Dretzin, the program talks with top marketers, media executives and cultural/media critics, and explores the symbiotic relationship between the media and today's teens, as each looks to the other for their identity. (Includes Curriculum Guide)

    • Indigenous Studies WWW Virtual Library
      This site is a mega-portal for links to sites related to indigenous studies. It provides links to general web sites, as well as sites with a particular regional or ethnic focus. A great starting point.

    • Cultural Survival
      This web site is dedicated to providing current information about human rights and indigenous populations. Cultural Survival includes a list of action alerts and information about various efforts to preserve cultural identity and awareness that are taking place around the world.