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Author Peacock, James L.

Title Grounded globalism : how the U.S. South embraces the world / James L. Peacock
Published Athens, Ga. ; London : University of Georgia Press, [2007]
©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 311 pages)
Series The new Southern studies
New southern studies.
Contents A model -- The South as/in the world -- From oppositionality to integration -- Dualism to pluralism : global diversity on Southern ground -- Southern space : from sense of place to force field -- Meaning : religion in the global South -- Subjectivities : meaning making in the changing South -- Politics : is globalism liberal? is a local focus conservative?
Summary 'Grounded Globalism' is a study of globalism's impact on a region legendarily resistant to change that draws on diverse perspectives. It looks at the South to develop the idea of 'grounded globalism' in which abstract global forces and local cultures rooted in history and place reverberate against each other
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-294) and index
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Subject Arts and society -- Southern States.
Cosmopolitanism -- Southern States.
Cultural pluralism -- Southern States.
Globalization -- Social aspects -- Southern States.
Group identity -- Southern States.
Political culture -- Southern States.
Regionalism -- Southern States.
Southern States -- Civilization -- 21st century.
Southern States -- Civilization.
Southern States -- Religion.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007015453
ISBN 0820341568 (electronic bk.)
9780820341569 (electronic bk.)