Understanding Cultural Globalization / Edition 1

Understanding Cultural Globalization / Edition 1

by Paul Hopper
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0745635571

ISBN-13: 9780745635576

Pub. Date: 12/25/2007

Publisher: Wiley

Understanding Cultural Globalization is a comprehensive and highly accessible introduction to the critical debates surrounding cultural globalization.

Paul Hopper leads the reader through the varied issues associated with globalization and culture, including deterritorialization, cosmopolitanism, cultural hybridization and homogenization, as well as claims that

Overview

Understanding Cultural Globalization is a comprehensive and highly accessible introduction to the critical debates surrounding cultural globalization.

Paul Hopper leads the reader through the varied issues associated with globalization and culture, including deterritorialization, cosmopolitanism, cultural hybridization and homogenization, as well as claims that aspects of globalization are provoking cultural resistance. In exploring the cultural dynamics of globalization, the book investigates the interrelationship between globalization and culture, seeking in the process to problematize both concepts.

Completely up to date and drawing on a rich range of empirical and theoretical examples, Understanding Cultural Globalization will be key reading for all students of culture, medial and globalization.

About the Author:
Paulhopper is Senior Lecturer in the School of Historical and Critical Studies at the University of Brighton

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745635576
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/25/2007
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements     vi
Introduction: Approaching Cultural Globalization     1
The Histories of Cultural Globalization     13
Travelling Cultures     37
Global Communication, Media and Technology     60
Globalization and Global Culture     87
Globalization and National Culture     111
Globalization and Cultural Conflict     135
Globalization and Cosmopolitanism     157
Conclusion: Cultural Globalizations     180
Notes     191
References and Bibliography     197
Index     223

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