A User's Guide
By (author) J. Macgregor Wise
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Cultural Globalization by J. Macgregor Wise
Book DescriptionCultural 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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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631235392
(217mm x 141mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Drawing on diverse research literature from the fields of anthropology, cultural studies, cultural geography, and media studies, Cultural Globalization: A User's Guide presents a new perspective through which to raise questions about globalization, a perspective framed by the concepts of territory, identity, and culture.
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Author Biography - J. Macgregor Wise
J. Macgregor Wise is Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Arizona State University. He is the author of Exploring Technology and Social Space (1997), co-author (with Jennifer Daryl Slack) of Culture and Technology: A Primer (2005), and co-author (with Lawrence Grossberg, Ellen Wartella, and D. Charles Whitney) of the second edition of MediaMaking: Mass Media in a Popular Culture (2006).
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