Cultural Autonomy : Frictions and Connections


Offers a multifaceted perspective on how global changes in the organization of power have transformed the ability of individuals and communities to create their own meanings.
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Offers a multifaceted perspective on how global changes in the organization of power have transformed the ability of individuals and communities to create their own meanings.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780774817592
  • Publisher: University of Washington Press
  • Publication date: 3/31/2010

Table of Contents



1 Introduction: Cultural Autonomy, Politics, and Global Capitalism /
William D. Coleman, Imre Szeman, and Petra Rethman

2 Our Ways of Knowing: Globalization -- The End of Universalism? / Arif Dirlik

3 Bioeconomics, Culture, and Politics after Globalization /
Eric Cazdyn

4 Globalization, Postmodernism, and (Autonomous) Criticism /
Imre Szeman

5 The World, the Literary, and the Political / Peter Hitchcock

6 Global Public Intellectuals, Autonomy, and Culture: Reflections Inspired by the Death of Edward Said / Neil McLaughlin

7 The Politics of Indigenous Knowledge in Environmental Assessment: James Bay Crees and Hydroelectric Projects / Wren Nasr and Colin Scott

8 Global Humanitarianism and Racial Autonomy in Roméo Dallaire's Shake Hands with the Devil / Heike Härting

9 Global Activism and the Visual Grammar of Nature / Petra Rethmann

10 Making Big Noise: The Northern Resonance of Zapatismo /
Alex Khasnabish

11 Anti-Fascist Gluttons of the World Unite! The Cultural Politics of Slow Food / Susie O'Brien

12 Autonomy on the Market: China and India Change Tracks /
Anna Greenspan

13 Dead-Stock Boards, Blown-Out Spots, and the Olympic Games:
Global Twists and Local Turns in the Formation of China's Skateboarding Community / Tim Sedo

Notes and Acknowledgments

Works Cited



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