Global Migration, Social Change, and Cultural Transformation

Global Migration, Social Change, and Cultural Transformation


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230600546
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 05/09/2008
Edition description: 2007
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Emory Elliott is a University Professor and Director of The Center for Ideas and Society at the University of California, Riverside, and is a past President of the American Studies Association.

Jasmine Payne is a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of English at the University of California, Riverside.

Patricia Ploesch received her PhD in English at the University of California, Riverside.

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION New Global Conversations: Networks of Cultural Production and Social Change; E.Elliott, J.Payne & P.Ploesch PART II:TRANSNATIONAL NARRATIVES "Most Overrated Western Virtue": Rationality and Anti-Rationality in Zadie Smith's White Teeth; G.Hong Gender, Nation, and Globalization in Dilwale Duhania Le Jayenge and Monsoon Wedding; J.Sharpe Comparing Emerati and Egyptian Narratives on Marriage, Sexuality, and the Body ; F.Hasso PART III:U.S. MIGRATION AND CULTURE Third World Cinema Newsreel: Third Cinema Practice in the U.S.; C.Young Defying the Taboo: On the Study of Internal Race Oppression; K.Pyke Charles Rezinkoff: Poetry and Social Change; S.G.Axelrod Veneration and Violence: The Pedagogical Force of Virgin Iconography in Chicana Literature and Visual Art; T.Lopez PART IV:GLOBAL AND DOMESTIC ECONOMIES Anyone for Cultural Citizenship?; T.Miller Toward a Theorization of the United States "Prison Regime": White Supremacy, Bodily Immobilization, and the "Society Structured in Dominance"; D.Rodriguez The Mechanics of Empowerment: Migrant Farmworker Advocacy; M.Gray Orientalism and The New Global: The Example of India; A.Chakrabarti , S.Cullenberg & A.Dhar

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