Cultures and Globalization

Author: Helmut K Anheier
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781848607378
Release Date: 2007-03-27
Genre: Social Science

"In the age of globalization we are no longer home alone. Migration brings other worlds into our own just as the global reach of the media transmits our world into the hearts and minds of others. Often incommensurate values are crammed together in the same public square. Increasingly we all today live in the kind of 'edge cultures' we used to see only on the frontiers of civilizations in places like Hong Kong or Istanbul. The resulting frictions and fusions are shaping the soul of the coming world order. I can think of no other project with the ambitious scope of defining this emergent reality than The Cultures and Globalization project. I can think of no more capable minds than Raj Isar and Helmut Anheier who can pull it off." - Nathan Gardels, Editor-in-Chief, NPQ, Global Services, Los Angeles Times Syndicate/Tribune Media "This series represents an innovative approach to the central issues of globalization, that phenomenon of such undefined contours." - Lupwishi Mbuyumba, Director of the Observatory of Cultural Policies in Africa The world's cultures and their forms of creation, presentation, and preservation are deeply affected by globalization in ways that are inadequately documented and understood. The Cultures and Globalization Series is designed to fill this void in our knowledge. Analyzing the relationship between globalization and cultures is the aim of the Series. In each volume, leading experts as well as young scholars will track cultural trends connected to globalization throughout the world, covering issues ranging from the role of cultural difference in politics and governance to the evolution of the cultural economy and the changing patterns of creativity and artistic expression. Each volume will also include an innovative presentation of newly developed 'indicator suites' on cultures and globalization that will be presented in a user-friendly form with a high graphics content to facilitate accessibility and understanding Like so many phenomena linked to globalization, conflicts over and within the cultural realms crystallize great anxieties and illusions, through misplaced assumptions, inadequate concepts, unwarranted simplifications and instrumental readings. The aim here is to marshal evidence from different disciplines and perspectives about the culture, conflict and globalization relationships in conceptually sensitive ways.

The Cultures of Globalization

Author: Fredric Jameson
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822321696
Release Date: 1998-01-01
Genre: History

Distinguished panel explores the concept of globalization and in a variety of cultural settings and its effect on world-wide cultural transformation of nation, place, race, class, ethnos and gender.

Globalization and American Popular Culture

Author: Lane Crothers
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 9781442214972
Release Date: 2012-07-13
Genre: Political Science

Now in a fully revised and updated edition, this concise and insightful book explores the ways American popular products such as movies, music, television programs, fast food, sports, and even clothing styles have molded and continue to influence modern globalization. Lane Crothers offers a thoughtful examination of both the appeal of American products worldwide and the fear and rejection they induce in many people and nations around the world. Concluding with a projection of the future impact of American popular culture, this book makes a powerful argument for its central role in shaping global politics and economic development.

Cultural expression creativity and innovation

Author: Yudhishthir Raj Isar
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
ISBN: PSU:000067807666
Release Date: 2010-01-31
Genre: Art

Volume 3 of the Cultures & Globalization series, Creativity and Innovations, explores the interactions between globalization and the forms of cultural expression that are their basic resource. Bringing together over 25 high-profile authors from around the world, this volume addresses such questions as: What impacts does globalization have on cultural creativity and innovation? How is the evolving world 'map' of creativity related to the drivers and patterns of globalization? What are the relationships between creative acts, clusters, genres or institutions and cultural diversity?

Paradoxes of Culture and Globalization

Author: Martin J. Gannon
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412940443
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Business & Economics

Why do Western negotiators constantly complain that Chinese negotiators are both very sincere and very deceptive? This paradox is one of aproximately 80 explored in Paradoxical Reasoning. Paradoxical Reasoning answers two major questions that provide the underlying rationale for the book. What is a paradox, and why is paradoxical reasoning critical for understanding culture in a globalizing world? As used in the book, paradox is defined as the simultaneous existence of two or more inconsistent and sometimes contradictory elements. Each paradox is phrased as an arresting but simply-understood question to increase reader involvement, such as "Nationalism and globalization?" and "Nations are becoming more and less powerful simultaneously?"

Heritage Memory Identity

Author: Dacia Viejo-Rose
ISBN: 1446250830
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Arts and globalization

'Cultures and globalization' explores the interactions between globalization and the forms of cultural expression that are their basic resource. Bringing together over 25 high-profile authors from around the world, this volume addresses many questions.

Globalization and Culture

Author: John Tomlinson
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226807681
Release Date: 1999-07-15
Genre: Business & Economics

Globalization is now widely discussed, but the debates often focus on economic issues. John Tomlinson goes far beyond traditional discussions to analyze the wide-ranging cultural, social, and moral aspects of globalization.

Globalization and Cultural Translation

Author: Ning Wang
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International
ISBN: UCSD:31822033331257
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Literary Criticism

"The book deals chiefly with the phenomenon of globalization as a cultural and critical concept and theoretical discourse, in an attempt to make a new construction of it from the Chinese perspective. It will also deal with the effect of globalization on China in the aspects of economy, society, culture and literature, film and TV, and exploring the cultural and intellectual strategies."--Jacket.

Cultural Globalization

Author: J. MacGregor Wise
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470695937
Release Date: 2010-01-05
Genre: Social Science

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

Global America

Author: Ulrich Beck
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
ISBN: 0853239282
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Genre: Political Science

Many contemporary issues cannot be readily or fully understood at the level of the nation state and the concept of globalization is used to develop understanding through the analysis of global (transnational) processes. This volume explores the phenomenon of Americanization, and its worldwide impact, and the cultural consequences of globalization.


Author: Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520241258
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Education

The author illuminates the process of "Latinization" currently underway in the U.S., tracing the largest migration in the history of the Americas--the movement north of large numbers of people from Latin America. Simultaneous. (Social Science)

Globalization Language and Culture

Author: Richard Lee
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 9780791081891
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Argues that when globalization brings together foreign cultures, it allows the free exchange of cultural ideas and language, without allowing one or the other to dominate and overwhelm the native culture of the other.

20 Thesen zu Politik

Author: Enrique Dussel
Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster
ISBN: 9783643122537
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Political science

Understanding Cultural Globalization

Author: Paul Hopper
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 074563558X
Release Date: 2007-12-17
Genre: Political Science

Paul Hopper leads the reader through the varied issues associated with globalization and culture, including deterritorialization, cosmopolitanism, cultural hybridization and homogenization as well as claims that aspects of globalization are provoking cultural resistance.

Identity Culture and Globalization

Author: Eliézer Ben Rafael
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004128735
Release Date: 2002-01-01
Genre: Social Science

This book is about the sociologists' analyses of the newness of our time. It discusses five conceptual perspectives: (1) Multiple modernities; (2) Globalization; (3) Multiculturalism; (4) The declining accountability of the State; (5) Postmodernity. The divergent propositions which surface give this discourse its basic coherence.