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Within months, Pahlavi Iran, a showcase for Westernization, yielded to the Islamic state led by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.
Late-20th-century globalization — a synonym for Westernization — brought a lot of good to both poorer Western countries and the non-Western world.
Westernization has begun to influence a new aesthetic, one that echoes metropolises from around the world.
Police officers some months ago closed a knockoff KFC restaurant after hard-liners protested, saying the chicken wings were a symbol of Westernization.
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