The Anthropology of Globalization
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Anthropology of Globalization by Jonathan Xavier Inda
Book DescriptionUpdated with a fresh introduction and brand new selections, the second edition of The Anthropology of Globalization collects some of the decade's finest work on globalization, focusing on the increasing interconnectedness of people around the world, and the culturally specific ways in which these connections are mediated. * Provides a rich introduction to the subject * Grounds the study of globalization ethnographically by locating global processes in everyday practice * Addresses the global flow of capital, people, commodities, media, and ideologies * Offers extensive geographic coverage: from Africa and Asia to the Caribbean, Europe, and North America * Updated edition includes new selections, section introductions, and recommendations for further reading
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405136129
(243mm x 170mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jonathan Xavier Inda
Anthropology of Globalization, Hardback (August 2007)
Updated with a fresh introduction and brand new selections, the second edition of The Anthropology of Globalization collects some of the decade's finest work on globalization, focusing on the increasing interconnectedness of people around the world, and the culturally specific ways in which these connections are mediated.
Targeting Immigrants, Hardback (October 2005)
* Examines how various authorities have created knowledge about and constructed "illegal" immigration as an ethical problem. * Analyzes the tactics that have been deployed to govern immigration, particularly at the US-Mexico border.
Anthropologies of Modernity, Paperback (July 2005)» View all books by Jonathan Xavier Inda
* Treats modernity as an ethnographic object by focusing on its concrete manifestations. * Tackles issues of broad interest: from colonialism and globalization to war, genetics, and AIDS. * Draws on work from North and South America, Europe, Africa, and South and Southeast Asia.
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Author Biography - Jonathan Xavier Inda
Jonathan Xavier Inda is Associate Professor in the Department of Chicana/o Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Among his publications are Targeting Immigrants: Government, Technology, and Ethics (Blackwell, 2006) and the edited volumes Anthropologies of Modernity: Foucault, Governmentality, and Life Politics (Blackwell, 2005) and Race, Identity, and Citizenship (Blackwell, 1999). Renato Rosaldo is Professor of Anthropology at New York University and Lucie Stern Professor in the Social Sciences Emeritus at Stanford University. He is the author of Culture and Truth (1989) and Ilongot Headhunting, 1883-1974 (1980), and is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
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