ISBN-10:
0820334723
ISBN-13:
9780820334721
Pub. Date:
04/15/2010
Publisher:
University of Georgia Press
Grounded Globalism: How the U.S. South Embraces the World

Grounded Globalism: How the U.S. South Embraces the World

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780820334721
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication date: 04/15/2010
Series: The New Southern Studies Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

JAMES L. PEACOCK, Kenan Professor of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, was president of the American Anthropological Association from 1993 to 1995. In 1995 Peacock was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and in 2002 the American Anthropological Association awarded him the prestigious Franz Boas Award for Exemplary Service to Anthropology. His visiting professorships have taken him to Princeton University, Yale University, Oxford University, University of California at San Diego, and the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore. Dr. Peacock has authored or edited more than fifteen books, including the widely taught overview The Anthropological Lens. His articles, papers, reviews, commentaries, and other writings number in the hundreds.

JON SMITH is an associate professor of English at Simon Fraser University. He is coeditor of Look Away! The U.S. South in New World Studies and is coeditor with Riché Richardson of The New Southern Studies series.

RICHÉ RICHARDSON is an associate professor of English at the University of California, Davis.

Table of Contents


Preface ix
part one. orientation
one A Model 3
two The South as/in the World 14
part two. trends
three From Oppositionality to Integration 47
four Dualism to Pluralism: Global Diversity on Southern Ground 76
five Southern Space: From Sense of Place to Force Field 102
part three. meaning and action
six Meaning: Religion in the Global South 137
seven Subjectivities: Meaning Making in the Changing South 156
eight Politics: Is Globalism Liberal? Is a Local Focus Conservative? 184
Conclusions 220
Notes 259
Bibliography 279
Index 295

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