Studies in the Social Organization of Meaning
By (author) Ulf Hannerz
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Cultural Complexity by Ulf Hannerz
Book DescriptionA rich, witty, and accessible introduction to the anthropology of contemporary cultures,Cultural Complexity emphasizes that culture is organized in terms of states, markets, and movements. Hannerz pays special attention to the interplay between the centralizing agencies of culture, such as schools and media, and the decentering diversity of subcultures, and considers the special role of cities as the centers of cultural growth. Hannerz discusses cultural process in small-scale societies, the concept of subcultures, and the economics and politics of culture. Finally, he presents the twentieth-century globalization of culture as a process of cultural diffusion, polycentralism, and local innovation, focusing on periods of intensive cultural productivity in Vienna, Calcutta, and San Francisco.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780231076234
(230mm x 155mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Columbia University Press
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publish Date: 8-Apr-1993
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Ulf Hannerz
Soulside, Paperback (September 2004)
Originally published 35 years ago, 'Soulside' has become a classic of urban anthropology. It dispelled many false impressions about ghetto life and questioned the idea of a 'culture of poverty'. In a new afterword, Hannerz discusses the book's place in both past and present contexts.
Foreign News, Paperback (January 2004)
"Foreign News" gives a fascinating behind-the-scenes look into the practices of the global tribe we call foreign correspondents. Ulf Hannerz also compares the way correspondents and anthropologists report from one part of the world to another.
Nationalism and Internationalism in the Post-Cold War Era, Paperback (July 2000)
Mapping the post-Cold War political landscape, this text puts forward a critical reading of the term "post-Cold War" and what it implies, the changes in the world market economy and the strengthening of regional units.
Transnational Connections, Paperback (July 1996)» View all books by Ulf Hannerz
This work provides an account of culture in an age of globalization. Ulf Hannerz argues that, in an ever-more interconnected world, national understandings of culture have become insufficient. He explores the implications of boundary-crossings and long-distance cultural flows.
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Author Biography - Ulf Hannerz
Ulf Hannerz is Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Stockholm.
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