Metaphors of Globalization

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By revisiting globalization using an analysis of metaphors, such as 'global village' and 'network society', this volume sheds new light on overlooked dimensions of global politics, redresses outdated conceptualizations, and provides a critical analysis of existing approaches to the study of globalization.…mehr

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By revisiting globalization using an analysis of metaphors, such as 'global village' and 'network society', this volume sheds new light on overlooked dimensions of global politics, redresses outdated conceptualizations, and provides a critical analysis of existing approaches to the study of globalization.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Springer Palgrave Macmillan; Palgrave Macmillan Uk
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: .978-1-349-35699-7
  • 1st ed. 2008
  • Seitenzahl: 291
  • Erscheinungstermin: 1. Januar 2008
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 216mm x 140mm
  • ISBN-13: 9781349356997
  • ISBN-10: 1349356999
  • Artikelnr.: 45068216
Autorenporträt
MARKUS KORNPROBST is Lecturer in International Relations at the School of Public Policy, University College London, UK.

VINCENT POULIOT is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science, McGill University, Canada.

NISHA SHAH is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Political Science, University of Toronto, Canada.

RUBEN ZAIOTTI is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Political Science, University of Toronto, Canada.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction: Mirrors, Magicians and Mutinies of Globalization; M.Kornprobst, V.Pouliot, N.Shah & R.Zaiotti PART 1: MIRRORS Closed Fist, Empty Hand, or Open Hand? Globalization and Historical Analogies; M.Kornprobst Reflexive Mirror: Everything Takes Place As If Threats Were Going Global; V.Pouliot Mutiny or Mirror? Politicizing the Limits/Ethics of the Tobin; J.Brassett Bridging Commonsense: Pragmatic Metaphors and the 'Schengen Laboratory'; R.Zaiotti PART 2: MAGICIANS Do Metaphors of Globalization Destroy the Public Service?; A.Spicer In Paradise: Metaphors of Money-Laundering Brighten Up the Dark Side of Globalization; R.Hülsse Waging Wars in Iraq: The Metaphoric Constitution of Wars and Enemies; D.Mutimer Technology as Metaphors: Tropes of Construction, Destruction and Instruction of Globalization; T.W.Luke PART 3: MUTINIES Conceptualizing Glocal Organization: From Rhizomes to E=MCsquared; S.Sullivan Imagining the Future: Globalization, Post-Modernism and Criticism; I.Szeman Beyond Sovereignty and the State of Nature: Metaphorical Readings of Global Order; N.Shah Where Is 'The Fork In The Road'? Over The Horizon! An Enquiry into the Failure of UN Reform; R.Falk PART 4: CONCLUSIONS Commentary; K.Fierke Conclusions: Metaphors we Globalize By; M.Kornprobst, V.Pouliot, N.Shah & R.Zaiotti
Rezensionen
'...[this] book provides much - and generally, delectable - food for thought.' Andreas Musolff, Durham University, Discourse& Society

'The volume represents a valuable contribution to both globalisation studies and the analysis of metaphors in general, as its multidisciplinary design allows for adequately dealing with the heterogeneity of globalisation.' Millennium - Journal of International Studies