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Cultural Globalization. A User's Guide. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 5228387
  • Book
  • April 2008
  • 186 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Cultural Globalization: A User’s Guide is a personal and engaging journey through theories of culture and globalization. Drawing on extensive examples and interdisciplinary research, Wise explores concepts of culture, territory and identity in order to give students a new perspective on issues of globalization.
  • Includes numerous examples from Asian, European, and North American youth culture and popular music
  • Draws on interdisciplinary research from the fields of anthropology, cultural studies, cultural geography, and media studies
  • Considers how global processes carry with them the ethical questions of how to act in the world and how to care for others
  • Provides an original and stimulating overview of theories of culture and globalization, encouraging
    students think more broadly about the key issues
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Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1. Culture at Home.

Culture.

Territory.

Identity.

Home.

Ideology and Hegemony.

2. Culture and the Global.

Non-Local Connections.

Globalization.

Global Flows.

Form and Content, Local and Global.

3. Global Youth.

Youth as a Contested Category.

Constructing Youth.

Surveillance and Youth.

Global Youth.

Core and Periphery.

4. Global Music.

World Music and Cultural Imperialism.

Global Flows of Music.

Forms of Global Music.

5. Territories of Cultural Globalization.

Faye Wong.

Dick Lee.

Panlatinidad.

Audiotopias.

Citizenship.

Conclusion: Opening Windows.

References.

Index

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J. MacGregor Wise Arizona State University West.
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