Anthropology of Globalization - Inda; Rosaldo
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Updated with a fresh introduction and brand new selections, the second edition of "The Anthropology of Globalization" collects some of the decade's finest work on globalization, focusing on the increasing interconnectedness of people around the world, and the culturally specific ways in which these connections are mediated. Provides a rich introduction to the subject Grounds the study of globalization ethnographically by locating global processes in everyday practice Addresses the global flow of capital, people, commodities, media, and ideologies Offers extensive geographic coverage: from…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Updated with a fresh introduction and brand new selections, the second edition of "The Anthropology of Globalization" collects some of the decade's finest work on globalization, focusing on the increasing interconnectedness of people around the world, and the culturally specific ways in which these connections are mediated. Provides a rich introduction to the subject Grounds the study of globalization ethnographically by locating global processes in everyday practice Addresses the global flow of capital, people, commodities, media, and ideologies Offers extensive geographic coverage: from Africa and Asia to the Caribbean, Europe, and North America Updated edition includes new selections, section introductions, and recommendations for further reading
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: John Wiley & Sons
  • 2nd edition
  • Seitenzahl: 496
  • Erscheinungstermin: 19. August 2007
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 244mm x 170mm x 26mm
  • Gewicht: 848g
  • ISBN-13: 9781405136129
  • ISBN-10: 140513612X
  • Artikelnr.: 20898309
Autorenporträt
Jonathan Xavier Inda is Associate Professor in the Department of Chicana/o Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Among his publications are Targeting Immigrants: Government, Technology, and Ethics (Blackwell 2006) and the edited volumes Race, Identity, and Citizenship (Blackwell 1999) and Anthropologies of Modernity: Foucault, Governmentality, and Life Politics" (Blackwell 2005).Renato Rosaldo is Professor of Anthropology at New York University and Lucie Stern Professor in the Social Sciences Emeritus 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.
Inhaltsangabe
Acknowledgments.

List of Contributors.

Overture: Thinking the Global.

Part I: Itinerant Capital.

Part II: Mobile Subjects.

Part III: Roving Commodities.

Part IV: Traveling Media.

Part V: Nomadic Ideologies.

Index.
Rezensionen
"The Anthropology of Globalization, 2nd Edition is atreasury of the vast store of new and exciting work being done onthis theme. It will be an invaluable text for classes onglobalization in a range of disciplines, including anthropology,sociology, literature, ethnic studies, and internationalstudies."
Akhil Gupta, UCLA

"This volume brings together some of the most insightfulanthropological writing on globalization, and so achieves themiracle of making sense of the innovations, countervailingtendencies and dilemmas that are now part of the study of culturein a changing world."
Ronald Niezen, McGill University