ISBN-10:
140513612X
ISBN-13:
9781405136129
Pub. Date:
06/01/2007
Publisher:
Wiley
The Anthropology of Globalization: A Reader / Edition 2

The Anthropology of Globalization: A Reader / Edition 2

by Jonathan Xavier Inda, Renato Rosaldo

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781405136129
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/01/2007
Series: Wiley Blackwell Readers in Anthropology Series , #10
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 496
Sales rank: 999,558
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Jonathan Xavier Inda is Associate Professor in theDepartment of Chicana/o Studies at the University of California,Santa Barbara. Among his publications are Targeting Immigrants:Government, Technology, and Ethics (Blackwell, 2006) and theedited volumes Anthropologies of Modernity: Foucault,Governmentality, and Life Politics (Blackwell, 2005) andRace, Identity, and Citizenship (Blackwell, 1999).

Renato Rosaldo is Professor of Anthropology at New YorkUniversity and Lucie Stern Professor in the Social SciencesEmeritus at Stanford University. He is the author of Culture andTruth (1989) and Ilongot Headhunting, 1883-1974(1980), and is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts andSciences.

Table of Contents

List of Contributorsviii
Acknowledgmentsx
Introduction: A World in Motion1
Mapping the World35
Part IThinking the Global35
Introduction35
1Notes on the Global Ecumene37
2Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy46
3Beyond "Culture": Space, Identity, and the Politics of Difference65
Tracking Global Flows81
Part IIItinerant Capital81
Introduction81
4Designing Women: Corporate Discipline and Barbados's Off-shore Pink-collar Sector83
5A Fish Story: Rethinking Globalization on Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands100
6Global Disconnect: Abjection and the Aftermath of Modernism136
Part IIIMobile Subjects155
Introduction155
7Mexican Migration and the Social Space of Postmodernism157
8The Pacific Shuttle: Family, Citizenship, and Capital Circuits172
9Arab Noise and Ramadan Nights: Rai, Rap, and Franco-Maghrebi Identities198
Part IVRoving Commodities231
Introduction231
10Globalization and Localization233
11Commodities and the Power of Prayer: Pentecostalist Attitudes towards Consumption in Contemporary Ghana247
12The Global Traffic in Human Organs270
Part VTraveling Media309
Introduction309
13Hollywood Iconography: A Warlpiri Reading311
14Mass Media and Transnational Subjectivity in Shanghai: Notes on (Re)Cosmopolitanism in a Chinese Metropolis325
15Indian Films and Nigerian Lovers: Media and the Creation of Parallel Modernities350
Part VINomadic Ideologies379
Introduction379
16Suffering the Winds of Lhasa: Politicized Bodies, Human Rights, Cultural Difference, and Humanism in Tibet381
17Freeing South Africa: The "Modernization" of Male-Male Sexuality in Soweto410
18The Marriage of Feminism and Islamism in Egypt: Selective Repudiation as a Dynamic of Postcolonial Cultural Politics428
Conclusion: The Global Situation453
Index487

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