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AuthorEriksen, Thomas Hylland
TitleGlobalization : the key concepts / Thomas Hylland Eriksen
Imprint Oxford, UK ; New York, NY : Berg, 2007
Descript xi, 176 p. ; 24 cm

CONTENT

Introduction -- Globalization today -- What globalization is not -- Globalizers and sceptics -- Dimensions of globalization -- Disembedding -- Introduction -- Globalization and distance -- Towards a more abstract world -- Abstract time and temperature -- Money as a means of communication -- Abstract music -- Watersheds -- Nationalism as a template for globalization -- Other disembedding mechanisms -- Critics of disembedding -- Acceleration -- Introduction -- Time-space compression -- Accelerated change -- Acceleration in the media -- Simultaneity -- Some further implications of acceleration -- Standardization -- Introduction -- Some standards of a global modernity -- Some contemporary forms of standardization -- Obsolescence -- The globalization of nothing -- McWorld and its discontents -- MS word -- Human rights and identity politics -- The non-standardized -- Interconnectedness -- Introduction -- The network society -- Communication networks -- A networked global economy? -- Global governance? -- Translation -- Remittances and cheap calls -- Football and globalization -- Delinking, chosen and enforced -- Movement -- Introduction -- Transnational migration -- Outsourcing the nation-state? -- Tourism -- The tourist and the refugee -- Long-distance nationalism -- Nostalgia -- Mixing -- Introduction -- Forms of mixing -- Hybridity and creolization -- World music -- A "mixed" family in Mauritius -- A model -- Vulnerability -- Introduction -- Natural and manufactured risks -- Perceived risks and real consequences -- Climate change -- Climate change and global democracy -- Reliance on expert systems -- Globalization and the "war on terror" -- Re-embedding -- Introduction -- Identity politics as a response to globalization -- The case of indigenous peoples -- Re-embedding in diasporas -- The importance of trust -- Questions for essays and class discussion -- Annotated guide for further reading -- General bibliography -- Index


Anthropology Globalization Globalization -- Social aspects

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