Cultural Globalization: A User's Guide / Edition 1 by J. MacGregor Wise | 9780631235385 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Cultural Globalization: A User's Guide / Edition 1

Cultural Globalization: A User's Guide / Edition 1

by J. MacGregor Wise
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631235388

ISBN-13: 9780631235385

Pub. Date: 06/11/2008

Publisher: Wiley

Cultural Globalization: A User’s Guide is a personal and engaging journey through theories of culture and globalization. Drawing on extensive examples and interdisciplinary research, Wise explores concepts of culture, territory and identity in order to give students a new perspective on issues of globalization.

  • Includes numerous examples

Overview

Cultural Globalization: A User’s Guide is a personal and engaging journey through theories of culture and globalization. Drawing on extensive examples and interdisciplinary research, Wise explores concepts of culture, territory and identity in order to give students a new perspective on issues of globalization.

  • Includes numerous examples from Asian, European, and North American youth culture and popular music
  • Draws on interdisciplinary research from the fields of anthropology, cultural studies, cultural geography, and media studies
  • Considers how global processes carry with them the ethical questions of how to act in the world and how to care for others
  • Provides an original and stimulating overview of theories of culture and globalization, encouraging students think more broadly about the key issues

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631235385
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/11/2008
Pages:
186
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1. Culture at Home.

Culture.

Territory.

Identity.

Home.

Ideology and Hegemony.

2. Culture and the Global.

Non-Local Connections.

Globalization.

Global Flows.

Form and Content, Local and Global.

3. Global Youth.

Youth as a Contested Category.

Constructing Youth.

Surveillance and Youth.

Global Youth.

Core and Periphery.

4. Global Music.

World Music and Cultural Imperialism.

Global Flows of Music.

Forms of Global Music.

5. Territories of Cultural Globalization.

Faye Wong.

Dick Lee.

Panlatinidad.

Audiotopias.

Citizenship.

Conclusion: Opening Windows.

References.

Index

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