The Significance of Kazaks’ Nomadism Culture in the Globalization Era.
Cultural diversity has been emphasized in the discussion of globalization in recent years. The people adapt the environments with the different modes of production, cognize and understand the world in their special conditions, and take the sustainable usage of environmental resources with the empiristic experiences. However the values of the nomadic pastoralists had been depreciated by the theoretical framework combined ideological hypothesis in the partisan worship to modern industrial civilization. The paper want interpret the value and meanings of pastoral cultures around the Central Asian steppes by the anthropological fieldwork in the Kazaks nomads in Xinjiang, China, argue that the subsistence of the nomadic cultures is a very important empiristic cogitation, and is significant to the sustainable development of human societies.
Keywords: Kazak nomadic pastoralist, Cultural survival, Sustainable development
Professor, School of Ethnology and Sociology, Central University of Nationalities