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Global America? : the cultural consequences of globalization

Author: Ulrich Beck; Natan Sznaider; Rainer Winter
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2003.
Series: Studies in social and political thought.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many contemporary issues cannot be readily or fully understood at the level of the nation state and the concept of globalization is used to develop understanding through the analysis of global (transnational) processes. This volume explores the phenomenon of Americanization, and its worldwide impact, and the cultural consequences of globalization.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Global America?.
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2003
(DLC) 2004426723
(OCoLC)54706922
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ulrich Beck; Natan Sznaider; Rainer Winter
ISBN: 9781846313219 184631321X 9781781386668 1781386668
OCLC Number: 276226058
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 275 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Rooted cosmopolitanism : emerging from a rivalry of distinctions / Ulrich Beck --
Assessing McDonaldization, Americanization and globalization / George Ritzer and Todd Stillman --
Culture, modernity and immediacy / John Tomlinson --
Hyperpower exceptionalism : globalization the American way / Jan Nederveen Pieterse --
Debating Americanization : the case of France / Richard Kuisel --
Consumption, modernity and Japanese cultural identity : the limits of Americanization? / Gerard Delanty --
Americanization, Westernization, Sinification : modernization or globalization in China? / Yu Keping --
Techno-migrants in the network economy / Aihwa Ong --
The Americanization of memory : the case of the holocaust / Natan Sznaider --
From the Lisbon disaster to Oprah Winfrey : suffering as identity in the era of globalization / Eva Illouz --
Global media, cultural change and the transformation of the local : the contribution of cultural studies to a sociology of hybrid formations / Rainer Winter --
'Rockization' : diversity within similarity in world popular music / Motti Regev --
The Internet : an instrument of Americanization? / Rob Kroes --
Rethinking Americanization / Roland Robertson.
Series Title: Studies in social and political thought.
Responsibility: edited by Ulrich Beck, Nathan Sznaider and Rainer Winter.

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