Cultural Autonomy: Frictions and Connections (Globalization and Autonomy)

Cultural Autonomy: Frictions and Connections (Globalization and Autonomy)

By: Imre Szeman (editor), Petra Rethmann (editor), William D. Coleman (editor)Hardback

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This book is required reading for anyone interested in exploring the limits and possibilities that globalization offers culture.

About Author

Petra Rethmann is an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology at McMaster University. Imre Szeman is Canada Research Chair in Cultural Studies and a professor of English and film studies at the University of Alberta. William D. Coleman is CIGI Chair in Globalization and Public Policy at the Balsillie School of International Affairs and professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Waterloo. Contributors: Eric Cazdyn, Arif Dirlik, Anna Greenspan, Heike Harting, Peter Hitchcock, Alex Khasnabish, Neil McLaughlin, Wren Nasr, Susie O'Brien, Colin Scott, Tim Sedo

Contents

Preface Acknowledgments 1 Introduction: Cultural Autonomy, Politics, and Global Capitalism / William D. Coleman, Imre Szeman, and Petra Rethman 2 Our Ways of Knowing: Globalization - The End of Universalism? / Arif Dirlik 3 Bioeconomics, Culture, and Politics after Globalization / Eric Cazdyn 4 Globalization, Postmodernism, and (Autonomous) Criticism / Imre Szeman 5 The World, the Literary, and the Political / Peter Hitchcock 6 Global Public Intellectuals, Autonomy, and Culture: Reflections Inspired by the Death of Edward Said / Neil McLaughlin 7 The Politics of Indigenous Knowledge in Environmental Assessment: James Bay Crees and Hydroelectric Projects / Wren Nasr and Colin Scott 8 Global Humanitarianism and Racial Autonomy in Romeo Dallaire's Shake Hands with the Devil / Heike Harting 9 Global Activism and the Visual Grammar of Nature / Petra Rethmann 10 Making Big Noise: The Northern Resonance of Zapatismo / Alex Khasnabish 11 Anti-Fascist Gluttons of the World Unite! The Cultural Politics of Slow Food / Susie O'Brien 12 Autonomy on the Market: China and India Change Tracks / Anna Greenspan 13 Dead-Stock Boards, Blown-Out Spots, and the Olympic Games: Global Twists and Local Turns in the Formation of China's Skateboarding Community / Tim Sedo Notes and Acknowledgments Works Cited Contributors Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774817592
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 344
  • ID: 9780774817592
  • weight: 640
  • ISBN10: 0774817593

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