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Global forces and local life-worlds : social transformations

Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage Publications, 2004.
Series: Sage studies in international sociology, 51.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thirteen papers, presented by Schuerkens ( cole des Hautes tudes en Sciences Sociales, France) represent a summary of the activities of the Research Committee 09, "Social Practice and Social  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
ISBN: 1412900042 9781412900041
OCLC Number: 56731825
Description: 246 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Social transformations between global forces and local life-worlds: introduction / Ulrike Schuerkens --
The sociological and anthropological study of globalization and localization / Ulrike Schuerkens --
Culture, identity and hegemony: the body in a global age / Lauren Langman --
'Ethnicity is everywhere': on globalization and the transformation of cultural identity / Helmuth Berking --
Multiple modernity, nationalism and religion: a global perspective / Willfried Spohn --
Structural change in Western Africa as a legacy of European colonialism: the labour system in Ghana and the Ivory Coast / Ulrike Schuerkens --
Glocalization of law: environmental justice, World Bank, NGOs and the cunning state in India / Shalini Randeria --
Knowledge between globalization and localization: the dynamics of female spaces in Ghana / Christine Müller --
Transnational migration and development in postwar peripheral states: an examination of Guatemalan and Salvadoran state linkages with their migrant populations in Los Angeles / Eric Popkin --
Particularizing the global: reception of foreign direct investment in Slovenia / Nina Bandelj --
Disintegration and resilience of agrarian societies in Africa--
the importance of social and genetic resources: a case study on the reception of urban war refugees in the south of Guinea-Bissau / Marina Padrão Temudo and Ulrich Schiefer --
Paradise lost? social chand and Fa'afafine in Samoa / Johanna Schmidt --
Autochthonous Australian syncretism / George Morgan.
Series Title: Sage studies in international sociology, 51.
Responsibility: edited by Ulrike Schuerkens.
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