Description - Cultural Globalization by J. Macgregor Wise
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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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).