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Culture versus Capitalism in Rural Morocco

Rationale: The purpose of this lesson is to:

Analyze how globalization is affecting the financial socialization of young people in Morocco and the broader Middle East.
Reflect on how notions of “tradition”, “modern”, “need”, and “want” affect consumer behavior in varying cultural contexts.
Essential Questions:

How do we become the kind of consumers that we are?
What does globalization look like?
How does globalization affect financial socialization?

Elorie Bechtel