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 thelimits and possibilities that globalization offers culture.

About Author

Petra Rethmann is an associate professor in theDepartment of Anthropology at McMaster University. ImreSzeman is Canada Research Chair in Cultural Studies and aprofessor of English and film studies at the University of Alberta.William D. Coleman is CIGI Chair in Globalization andPublic Policy at the Balsillie School of International Affairs andprofessor in the Department of Political Science at the University ofWaterloo. Contributors: Eric Cazdyn, Arif Dirlik, AnnaGreenspan, Heike Harting, Peter Hitchcock, Alex Khasnabish, NeilMcLaughlin, Wren Nasr, Susie O'Brien, Colin Scott, Tim Sedo


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 ofUniversalism? / 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 / PeterHitchcock 6 Global Public Intellectuals, Autonomy, and Culture: ReflectionsInspired by the Death of Edward Said / Neil McLaughlin 7 The Politics of Indigenous Knowledge in EnvironmentalAssessment: James Bay Crees and Hydroelectric Projects / Wren Nasrand Colin Scott 8 Global Humanitarianism and Racial Autonomy in RomeoDallaire's Shake Hands with the Devil / HeikeHarting 9 Global Activism and the Visual Grammar of Nature / PetraRethmann 10 Making Big Noise: The Northern Resonance of Zapatismo /Alex Khasnabish 11 Anti-Fascist Gluttons of the World Unite! The Cultural Politicsof 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'sSkateboarding 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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