United in Discontent: Local Responses to Cosmopolitanism and Globalization

United in Discontent: Local Responses to Cosmopolitanism and Globalization


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780857458094
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/01/2012
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 194
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Dimitrios Theodossopoulos is a Reader at the University of Kent. His earlier work examined people-wildlife conflicts and indigenous perceptions of the environment. He is currently concerned with nationalism, ethnic stereotypes, and the politics of culture commodification in Central America and Southeast Europe. He is author of Troubles with Turtles: Cultural Understandings of the Environment on a Greek Island (Berghahn, 2003), and When Greeks Think about Turks: The View from Anthropology (Routledge, 2006).

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Introduction: United in Discontent

Dimitrios Theodossopoulos

Chapter 2. Shifting Centres, Tense Peripheries: Indigenous Cosmopolitanisms

Andrew Strathern and Pamela J. Stewart

Chapter 3. Sabili and Indonesian Muslim Resistance to Cosmopolitanism

C.W. Watson

Chapter 4. The Cosmopolitan and the Noumenal: A Case Study of Islamic Jihadist Night Dreams as Reported Sources of Spiritual and Political Inspiration

Iain Edgar and David Henig

Chapter 5. Intimacies of Anti-Globalisation: Imagining Unhappy Others as Oneself in Greece

Elisabeth Kirtsoglou and Dimitrios Theodossopoulos

Chapter 6. Escaping the ‘Modern’ Excesses of Japanese Life: Critical Voices on Japanese Rural Cosmopolitanism

Àngels Trias i Valls

Chapter 7. Two Sides of the Same Coin? World Citizenship and Local Crisis in Argentina

Victoria Goddard

Chapter 8. Hegemonic, Subaltern and Anthropological Cosmopolitics

John Gledhill

Chapter 9. Conclusion: United in Discontent

Elisabeth Kirtsoglou

Notes on Contributors



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