Globalization

The Key Concepts

A new edition of Thomas Eriksen's lively introduction to globalization, revised and updated to provide an overview of the current key concepts, discussions and debates. Les mer
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A new edition of Thomas Eriksen's lively introduction to globalization, revised and updated to provide an overview of the current key concepts, discussions and debates.

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PrefaceIntroduction: A Shrinking Planet1. DisembeddingGlobalization and DistanceTowards a More Abstract WorldAbstract Time and TemperatureMoney as a Means of CommunicationAbstract MusicPrinting and FactoriesNationalism as a Template for GlobalizationOther Disembedding MechanismsDisembedded FriendshipNeoliberal Economics and DisembeddingCritics of Disembedding2. SpeedTime-space CompressionAccelerated ChangeFriedman's "Flatteners"Acceleration in the MediaBourdieu's PessimismSimultaneitySome Further Implications of AccelerationThe Unevenness of Speed3. StandardizationSome Standards of a Global ModernitySome Contemporary Forms of StandardizationObsolescenceBilingualism and StandardizationThe Globalization of NothingMcWorld and Its DiscontentsMS WordThe Shipping Container and StandardizationResistance to Standardization4. ConnectionsCriticisms of Methodological NationalismThe Network SocietyCommunication NetworksA Networked Global Economy?Globalization from BelowGlobal Governance?TranslationRemittances and Cheap CallsSoccer and GlobalizationDelinking, Chosen, and EnforcedA World of SlumsConnectedness and Disjunctures5. MobilityTransnational MigrationTransnational ConnectionsOutsourcing the Nation-state?The Growth of TourismThe Tourist and the RefugeeLong-distance NationalismGendered MigrationNostalgia6. MixingForms of MixingHybridity and CreolizationWorld MusicA Mixed Family in MauritiusA Model7. RiskNatural and Manufactured Risks?Perceived Risk and Real ConsequencesInvasive SpeciesClimate ChangeClimate Change and Global DemocracyWavering Trust in Expert SystemsDealing with Global Risks LocallyGlobalization and Wars on TerrorHuman Rights and Security8. Identity PoliticsThe Politicized Concept of CultureIdentity Politics as a Response to GlobalizationA Grammar of Identity PoliticsIndigenous StrategiesReembedding in DiasporasTrust and Social CapitalNeonationalism and Islamism: Two Sides of the Same Coin?Human Rights and Identity Politics9. AlterglobalizationProtest MovementsThe Transnational Occupy MovementAlterglobalizing Strategies in the SouthThe Slowness MovementFrom the Arab Spring to the Snowden AffairAfterword: An Overheated WorldBibliographyIndex

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Thomas Hylland Eriksen is Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Oslo, Norway.