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Synopsis:

A leading figure in cultural studies worldwide, Nand#233;stor Garcand#237;a Canclini is a Latin American thinker who has consistently sought to understand the impact of globalization. In this book, newly available in English, he considers how globalization is imagined by artists, academics, migrants, and entrepreneurs, all of whom traverse boundaries and engage in multicultural interactions.

About the Author

Nandeacute;stor Garcandiacute;a Canclini is Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the Universidad Autandoacute;noma Metropolitana in Mexico City. Born in Argentina, he has lived in Mexico for many years. He is an anthropologist and cultural critic originally trained as a philosopher. Among the many books that he has written, those available in English are Hybrid Cultures: Strategies for Entering and Leaving Modernity, Consumers and Citizens: Globalization and Multicultural Conflict, Transforming Modernity: Popular Culture in Mexico, and Art beyond Itself: Anthropology for a Society without a Story Line, which is published by Duke University Press.

Table of Contents

Translator's Introduction

Introduction. Culture and Politics in the Imaginaries of Globalization

Part I. Narratives, Metaphors, and Theories

1. Globalize or Defend Identity: how to Get Out of This Binary

2. Globalization: An Unidentified Cultural Object

3. Market and Interculturality: Latin America between Europe and the United States

4. We Don't Know What to Call Others

Part II. Interlude

5. Disagreements between a Latin American Anthropologist, a European Sociologist, and a U.S. Cultural Studies Scholar

Part III. Politics for Interculturality

6. From Paris to Miami via Nueva York

7. Capitals of Culture and Global Cities

8. Toward a Cultural Agenda of Globalization

9. Toward an Anthropology of Misunderstandings

Epilogue. Social Imaginary Changes in Globalization today

References

Index

Product Details

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Latin America in Translation
Publication Date:
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Language:
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Illustrations:
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Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 0.89 lb

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