Cultural Globalization: A User's Guide

Cultural Globalization: A User's Guide

Author(s): J. Macgregor Wise

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631235385

Online ISBN: 9780470696699

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696699

About this Book

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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