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Title The cultures of globalization / edited by Fredric Jameson and Masao Miyoshi
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 1998


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Description xvii, 393 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Post-contemporary interventions
Post-contemporary interventions.
Contents I. Globalization and philosophy. Beyond Eurocentrism : the world-system and the limits of modernity / Enrique Dussel -- Globalization, civilization processes, and the relocation of languages and cultures / Walter D. Mignolo -- Notes on globalization as a philosophical issue / Fredric Jameson. II. Alternative localities. Global fragments : a second Latinamericanism / Alberto Moreiras -- Toward a regional imaginary in Africa / Manthia Diawara -- Negotiating African culture : toward a decolonization of the fetish / Ioan Davies -- The end of free states : on transnationalization of culture / Subramani -- Is there an alternative to (capitalist) globalization? : the debate about modernity in China / Liu Kang
III. Culture and the nation. Globalization and culture : navigating the void / Geeta Kapur -- Nations and literatures in the age of globalization / Paik Nak-chung -- Media in a capitalist culture / Barbara Trent -- "Globalization," culture, and the university / Masao Miyoshi. IV. Consumerism and ideology. Dollarization, fragmentation, and God / Sherif Hetata -- Social movements and global capitalism / Leslie Sklair -- "Environmental justice" (local and global) / Jona Martinez-Alier -- What's green and makes the environment go round? / David Harvey -- Free trade and free market : pretense and practice / Noam Chomsky -- In place of a conclusion / Masao Miyoshi
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cultural relations.
International economic relations.
Author Jameson, Fredric.
Miyoshi, Masao.
LC no. 97044373
ISBN 0822321572