The Effects of Globalization on Youth Culture and Identity: A Zimbabwean Experience



This study seeks to understand the effects of youth culture and identity on the Zimbabwean youth. A case study of Harare urban in Zimbabwe was used in order to have an in-depth understanding of the subject. The globalization era has both exerted a great effect upon and has been greatly affected by youth. Globalization has visibly changed the nature of the relationship between the world’s youth and their sense of identity. The Zimbabwean youth can be regarded as that part of the community who are most receptive, or, alternatively, susceptible to, foreign cultural practices.


Globalization; Youth; Culture; Localisation; Identity; Adolescence identity crisis; Influence; Life style; Global factor scale

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