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Culture, Globalization and the World-system: Contempory Conditions for the Representation of Identity

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A foundational work in the study of the globalization of culture.<P>First published in 1991, Culture, Globalization and the World-System is one of the inaugural books discussing the increasing tendency of cultural practices to cross national boundaries. Now widely available in the United States for the first time and updated with a new preface, these influential essays by a distinguished group of cultural critics lay the groundwork for a vital new field of inquiry.<P>Culture, Globalization and the World-System views culture through different prisms and categories — including race, gender, ethnicity, class, and nation. The contributors consider how socially organized systems of meaning are produced and represented. Drawing from sociology, art history, film studies, and anthropology, these essays provide paradigms for understanding cultures and the representation of identity in "the world as a single place".

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ISBN:
9780816629534
Editor:
King, Anthony D.
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Editor:
King, Anthony D.
Author:
King, Anthony D.
Location:
Minneapolis, Minn. :
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Cultural relations
Subject:
Culture
Subject:
Ethnicity
Subject:
Acculturation
Subject:
Internationalism
Subject:
Ethnicity -- Congresses.
Subject:
Culture -- Congresses.
Edition Description:
1
Series Volume:
104-768
Publication Date:
19970531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
None
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
9 x 5.88 x 0.5 in

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