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Cultural Globalization Is Not Americanization

May 09, 2003 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

"Listen man, I smoke, I snort ... I've been begging on the street since I was just a baby. I've cleaned windshields at stoplights. I've polished shoes, I've robbed, I've killed. ... I ain't no kid, no way. I'm a real man."

Such searing dialogue has...

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