The Anthropology of Globalization focuses simultaneously on the large-scale processes through which various cultures are becoming increasingly interconnected, and on the ways that people around the world - from Africa and Asia to the Caribbean and North America - mediate these processes in culturally specific ways.
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.