Globalization and Culture: Global MZlange / Edition 2

Globalization and Culture: Global MZlange / Edition 2

by Jan Nederveen Pieterse
     
 

Now fully revised and updated, this seminal text asks if there is cultural life after the "clash of civilizations" and global McDonaldization. Jan Nederveen Pieterse argues that what is taking place is a global culture of hybridization. In a new chapter, the author explores East-West hybridities—the idea that globalization is a process of braiding rather than

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Now fully revised and updated, this seminal text asks if there is cultural life after the "clash of civilizations" and global McDonaldization. Jan Nederveen Pieterse argues that what is taking place is a global culture of hybridization. In a new chapter, the author explores East-West hybridities—the idea that globalization is a process of braiding rather than simply a diffusion from developed to developing countries. His historically deep and geographically wide approach to globalization is essential reading as we face the spread of conflicts bred by cultural misunderstanding.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742556065
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/16/2009
Series:
Globalization Series
Edition description:
2nd Edition
Pages:
196
Sales rank:
681,801
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Globalization: Consensus and Controversies
Chapter 2: Globalization and Human Integration: We Are All Migrants
Chapter 3: Globalization and Culture: Three Paradigms
Chapter 4: Globalization as Hybridization
Chapter 5: Hybridity, So What? The Anti-hybridity Backlash and the Riddles of Recognition
Chapter 6: Globalization is Braided: East-West 'smosis
Chapter 7: Global Mélange

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