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Title Conflicts and tensions / edited by Helmut K. Anheier and Yudhishthir Raj Isar
Published Los Angeles : SAGE, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 639 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
Series The cultures and globalization series ; 1
Cultures and globalization series ; 1
Contents Regional realities -- Introduction -- 7. Cultures, conflict, and globalization : Africa / Francis B. Nyamnjoh -- 8. Regional realities in the Arab world / Ahmad S. Moussalli -- 9. Globalization and Asian values / Janadas Devan -- 10. Globalization and the European social model / Anthony Giddens -- 11. Latin America : diversity, invention and crisis in cultural production / Aníbal Ford -- 12. Managing cultural conflicts : state power and alternative globalization in China / Yunxiang Yan -- 13. Capitalism, conflict and churn : how the American culture war went global / Ronnie D. Lipschutz -- Fault lines : tensions, values and migration -- Introduction -- Tensions -- 14. Tensions between North and South / Hugo Achugar -- 15. The West versus the Arab world : deconstructing the divide / Georges Corm -- 16. Islam : between religious-cultural practice and identity politics / Bassam Tibi -- 17. Europe versus America : a growing clash within the West? / Nathan Gardels
4B Communications and media -- Human languages -- Print media -- Books -- Music -- Telephones -- The Internet -- Blogs -- Movies -- TV and radio -- TV and online news -- Digest : human language -- Digest : print media -- Digest : books -- Digest : music and movies -- Digest : telephones, the Internet and blogs -- Digest : TV and radio -- Digest : TV and online news -- 4C Movements and communities -- Migration -- Refugees and asylum seekers -- Tourism -- Transnational communities -- Transnational social movements -- Transportation : airports -- Digest : travel -- Digest : migration, disaporas & transnational communities -- Digest : transnational movements -- 5. Political systems and culture -- 5A Regulatory frameworks -- International standards -- International regulatory frameworks -- Digest : international standards -- Digest : regulatory frameworks -- 5B Policy -- Cultural diplomacy and cultural observations -- Digest : cultural observatories -- 5C Current conflicts and cooperation -- Arms -- Conflict resolution and UN peacekeeping -- Current conflicts and issues/tension -- Human rights -- Trafficking and corruption -- Piracy -- Digest : arms -- Digest : conflict resolution & UN peacekeeping -- Digest : current conflicts, issues and tensions -- Digest : human rights -- Digest : terrorism -- digest : transnational crime -- Source material -- Index
Foreword / Ralf Dahrendorf -- Acknowledgements -- Contributors -- List of boxes, figures, illustrations and tables -- Introducing the Cultures and Globalization Series / Helmut K. Anheier and Yudhishthir Raj Isar -- Conflicts and tension -- Introduction / Y. Raj Isar and Helmut K. Anheier -- Approaches and developments -- Introduction -- 1. globalization and cultural conflict : an institutional approach / Beverly Crawford -- 2. Dimensions of conflict in globalization and cultural practice : a critical perspective / Rustom Bharucha -- 3. Ethnicity and war in a world of nation-states / Brian Min and Andreas Wimmer -- 4. Resistance to cultural globalization -- a comparative analysis / Laura Adams, Miguel Centeno, and Charles Varner -- 5. Cultural expression in globalized conflict : cause or victim? / Dragan Klaic -- 6. Conflict and the deliberate destruction of cultural heritage / Dacia Viego Rose
Indicator suites -- Idea and conceptualization / Helmut Anheier -- Design and production / Willem Henri Lucas -- Introducing 'Cultural indicator' suites / Helmut K. Anheier -- The context of culture -- 1A Economic globalization -- 1B Global civil society -- 1C Political and legal globalization -- Digest : globalization -- Digest : identity -- Social aspects of culture -- 2A Values -- Identities -- Economic -- Social -- Political-- Religious -- Gender -- Religious institutions -- Digest : Attitudes towards globalization -- Digest : Religion -- 2B Knowledge -- Creation -- Dissemination -- Storage -- Innovation and protection -- Digest : Knowledge -- 2C Heritage and practices -- Heritage, preservation and destruction environment -- Cultural participation -- Sports -- Digest : Heritage preservation & destruction -- Digest : Environment -- Digest : Cultural participation -- Digest : Sports and recreation
Social aspects of culture -- 3A Economy -- Global arts market -- Cultural consumption and expenditures -- Cultural industries -- Trade in cultural goods and services -- Digest : Culture and the economy -- 3B Professions -- Cultural professions -- Digest : Cultural professions -- 3C Corporations and organizations -- Transnational cultural corporations : Disney -- Other major media corporations -- Cultural INGOs and foundations -- Digest : Transnational cultural corporations -- Digest : International INGOs and foundations -- Cultural sites, events and flows -- 4A Global sites and events -- Global cities : Hong Kong and Mumbai -- Global cities : New York -- Global cities : Los Angeles -- Global cities : London -- Global events -- Symbolic sites and significant cities -- Digest : global cities -- Digest : global events, symbolic sites & significant cities
Values -- 18. Value patterns in Europe and the United States : is there a transatlantic rift? / Christian Welzel and Franziska Deutsch -- 19. Why didn't religion disappear? Re-examining the secularization thesis / Ronald Inglehart and Pippa Norris -- Migration -- 20. Migration, security and culture in the USA / Leo F. Estrada -- 21. Migration : the experience of Argentina / Alejandro Grimson -- 22. Migration, conflict and illegitimacy : a Malaysian case study / Diana Wong -- Culture as a tool of conflict prevention and resolution -- Introduction -- 23. Creating concord organizations : institutional design for bridging antagonistic cultures / Barbara J. Nelson, Kathryn A. Carver and Linda Kaboolian -- 24. Performance, globalization and conflict promotion/resolution : experiences form Sri Lanka / James Thompson -- 25. Performing gacaca in Rwanda : local culture for justice and reconciliation / Ananda Breed -- 26. From violence to discourse : conflict and citizens' radio stations in Colombia / Clemencia Rodríguez and Amparo Cadavid -- 27. The pedagogy of drums : culture mediating conflict in the slums of Brazil / Silvia Ramos
Summary Analyzing the relationship between globalization and cultures this title tracks cultural trends in all regions of the world covering issues ranging from the role of cultural difference in politics and governance to heritage conservation, artistic expression and the cultural industries
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Culture and globalization.
Culture conflict.
Culture -- Statistics.
Genre/Form Statistics.
Statistics.
Form Electronic book
Author Anheier, Helmut K., 1954-
Isar, Yudhishthir Raj.
ISBN 1446214672 (ebook)
1848607377 (electronic bk.)
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9781848607378 (electronic bk.)
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