Imagining Globalization (inbunden)
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Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
256
Utgivningsdatum
2010-01-13
Förlag
Palgrave Macmillan
Medarbetare
Hendley, Matthew / Compton, Robert W.
Illustratör/Fotograf
256 p XI
Illustrationer
XI, 256 p.
Dimensioner
211 x 145 x 18 mm
Vikt
409 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
1 Hardback
ISBN
9780230609631
Imagining Globalization (inbunden)

Imagining Globalization

Language, Identities, and Boundaries

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This collection gives voice to the peoples and groups impacted by globalization as they seek to negotiate their identities, language use, and territorial boundaries within a larger global context. Rather than viewing globalization as one-dimensional (i.e., cultural, economic, or political), the approaches taken by the authors reflect a nuanced and multifaceted discussion of globalization that integrates all three perspectives. They explore identity, boundaries, language use, and other issues in the context of specific temporal and spatial contexts.
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"This volume adds new spark and spice to how we perceive and conceive globalization in all its hues and nuance. Rather than examining language, identity, and boundary in broad and abstract cultural and discourse terms, the essays address these thematic topics through multiple disciplinary lenses in concrete places where globalization 'touches down.' The book will stand as a fresh and special contribution to globalization research." - Xiangming Chen, Dean and Director and Paul Raether Distinguished Professor of Sociology and International Studies, Center for Urban and Global Studies, Trinity College "Imagining Globalization offers an intriguing set of studies that take and explore the simultaneous global circulations of peoples, cultures, and languages.An impressive and innovative addition to any globalization bookshelf." - Wendy Griswold, Department of Sociology, Northwestern University"This volume offers a wide-ranging, open minded treatment of globalization and cultural trends. The approach is kaleidoscopic and thoroughly international with contributions from several continents, which makes for engaging reading." - Jan Nederveen Pieterse, Mellichamp Professor of Global Studies and Sociology, Global and International Studies Program, University of California, Santa Barbara "For students of globalization, this is one of the most inter-disciplinary, cosmopolitan, wide-ranging, and interesting collections to be published in recent years. Spanning a wide variety of topics, these original and well-written essays, thoughtfully juxtaposed under the key concepts of the title, expand our understanding of globalization and extend the ways it can be imagined. The essays will be of interest to a wide range of readers in both the humanities and the social sciences." - Anthony D. King, Emeritus Professor, Art History and Sociology, State University of New York at Binghamton; Author of Spaces of Global Cultures: Architecture Urbanism Identity

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HO HON LEUNG is Associate Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Steering Committee of the Center for Social Science Research at SUNY College at Oneonta, USA. MATTHEW HENDLEY is Associate Professor of History at SUNY College at Oneonta, USA. ROBERT COMPTON is Associate Professor of Political Science at SUNY College at Oneonta, USA. BRIAN D. HALEY is Associate Professor and Chair of Anthropology at SUNY College at Oneonta, USA.

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Prologue: Imagining Globalization through Changes in Place; H.H.Leung & M.Hendley PART I: LANGUAGE English: A Globalized Language in Science and Technology; J.F.Chiang Global English in Asian Fiction; X.Xi Globalization through Global Brand Transposition; S.Chiang & H.Mi PART II: IDENTITIES Maintenance of Spanish as a Heritage Language in a Global World; M.C.Montoya Language Choice among Maya Handicrafts Vendors in an International Tourism Marketplace; W.E.Little Making of Pacific Mall: Chinese Identity and Architecture in Toronto; H.H.Leung & R.Lau Citizens or Consumers - British Conservative Political Propaganda Towards Women in Two World Wars; M.Hendley PART III: BOUNDARIES Capoeira and Globalization; J.M.Rosenthal Immigration and Indigenization in the Mexican Diaspora in the Southwestern United States; B.Haley Construction, Deconstruction, and Reconstruction of State Legitimacy in South Africa and Japan; R.W.Compton Jr. Searching for Semantics in Music: A Global Discourse; O.Legname Human Movements: Consequences to Global Biogeography; T.Horvath Epilogue: Echoes from the Past Reflections; T.Sakoulas