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Anthropology of Globalization / Edition 1

Anthropology of Globalization / Edition 1

by Jonathan Xavier Inda, Renato Rosaldo
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ISBN-13: 9780631222330
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/28/2001
Series: Wiley Blackwell Readers in Anthropology Series , #7
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 498
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Jonathan Xavier Inda is Assistant Professor in the Department of Chicano Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is coeditor of Race, Identity and Citizenship: A Reader (Blackwell 1999) and has published articles on globalization, migration, and race in Educational Policy, Latino Studies Journal, Discourse, and Cultural Studies: A Research Volume.

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

Table of Contents

List of Contributors.


Introduction.: A World in Motion: Jonathan Xavier Inda and Renato Rosaldo.

Mapping The World:.

Part I: Thinking the Global:.


1. Notes on the Global Ecumene: Ulf Hannerz.

2. Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy: Arjun Appadurai.

3. Beyond "Culture": Space, Identity, and the Politics of Difference: Akhil Gupta and James Ferguson.

Tracking Global Flows:.

Part II: Itinerant Capital:.


4. Designing Women: Corporate Discipline and Barbados's Off-shore Pink-collar Sector: Carla Freeman.

5. A Fish Story: Rethinking Globalization on Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands: Bill Maurer.

6. Global Disconnect: Abjection and the Aftermath of Modernism: James Ferguson.

Part III: Mobile Subjects:.


7. Mexican Migration and the Social Space of Postmodernism: Roger Rouse.

8. The Pacific Shuttle: Family, Citizenship, and Capital Circuits: Aihwa Ong.

9. Arab Noise and Ramadan Nights: Rai, Rap, and Franco-Maghrebi Identities: Joan Gross, David McMurray, and Ted Swedenburg.

Part IV: Roving Commodities:.


10. Globalization and Localization: Jonathan Friedman.

11. Commodities and the Power of Prayer: Pentecostalist Attitudes Towards Consumption in Contemporary Ghana: Birgit Meyer.

12. The Global Traffic in Human Organs: Nancy Scheper-Hughes.

Part V: Traveling Media:.


13. Hollywood Iconography: A Warlpiri Reading: Eric Michaels.

14. Mass Media and Transnational Subjectivity in Shanghai: Notes on (Re)Cosmopolitanism in a Chinese Metropolis: Mayfair Mei-hui Yang.

15. Indian Films and Nigerian Lovers: Media and the Creation of Parallel Modernities: Brian Larkin.

Part VI: Nomadic Ideologies:.


16. Suffering the Winds of Lhasa: Politicized Bodies, Human Rights, Cultural Difference, and Humanism in Tibet: Vincanne Adams.

17. Freeing South Africa: The "Modernization" of Male–Male Sexuality in Soweto: Donald L. Donham..

18. The Marriage of Feminism and Islamism in Egypt: Selective Repudiation as a Dynamic of Postcolonial Cultural Politics: Lila Abu-Lughod.

Conclusion: The Global Situation: Anna Tsing.


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