Cultures of Globalization
Andreas Bieler, Ingemar Lindberg October 06, Globalisation has put national labour movements under severe pressure, due to the increasing transnationalisation of production, with the production of many goods being organised across borders, and the informalisation of the economy. Through a range of case studies, this volume examines the We are living in a time of global transformation in which new political arrangements are being formed and old political arrangements now seem insufficient.
In this context, alternative forms of authority are gaining strength, putting pressure on the normative currency of democratic politics; the Heather Widdows, Nicola J. Smith May 01, Moral Distance and Global Social Justice: An Archaeology of Borders Luis Cabrera 5. Ho, Giok Ling Ooi July 30, Globalization, the City and Civil Society in Pacific Asia presents a detailed examination of the underlying issues of urban life in the Far East. Leading authorities on globalization and politics in the region cover key themes of continuity and change: Food provides a particularly exciting and grounded research site for understanding the mechanisms governing global transactions in the 21st century.
Cultures of globalization : coherence, hybridity, contestation
While food is intimately and fundamentally related to ecological and human well-being, food products now travel far flung trade routes to reach us. By the s the global hegemony established by an American Empire in the post-World War II period faced increasing resistance abroad and contradictions at home.
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Much less has been written about the specific cultural implications. Previously published as a special issue of Globalizations, this book seeks to add to our knowledge of the latter by This book brings together a set of distinguished academics and activists to analyze, critique, and debate the global politics of poverty and justice and the contemporary nature of globalization.
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Severe poverty is one of the greatest moral challenges of our times. But what place, if any, do ethical thinking and questions of global justice have in the policies and practice of international organizations?
This books examines this question in depth, based on an analysis of the two major Damian Grenfell, Paul James July 25, Rethinking Insecurity, War and Violence: Much has been written about the economic and political implications of the contemporary process of globalization. Much less has been written about the specific cultural implications.
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Previously published as a special issue of Globalizations, this book seeks to add to our knowledge of the latter by bringing together researchers from different disciplines with the common goal of exploring the emerging cultural relations among groups and individuals in terms of coherence and hybridity, identity and allegiance, and cooperation and conflict. What does this mean for cultural coherence, stability and identity across the planet? What have been the cultural implications of, and reactions to, this increasing global interdependence among peoples?
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From more global and theoretical perspectives to more empirical and case-specific approaches, the various authors attempt to come to terms with the ever evolving and complex cultural content of contemporary globalization.