Globalizing Cultural Studies: Ethnographic Interventions in Theory, Method, and Policy

Cameron R McCarthy (Editor), Aisha Durham (Editor), Laura C Engel (Editor), Alice Filmer (Editor)

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Abstract

The contributors to Globalizing Cultural Studies: Ethnographic Interventions in Theory, Method, and Policy take as their central topic the problematic status of «the global» within cultural studies in the areas of theory, method, and policy, and particularly in relation to the intersections of language, power, and identity in twenty-first century, post-9/11 culture(s). Writing against the Anglo-centric ethnographic gaze that has saturated various cultural studies projects to date, contributors offer new interdisciplinary, autobiographical, ethnographic, textual, postcolonial, poststructural, and political economic approaches to the practice of cultural studies. This edited volume foregrounds twenty-five groundbreaking essays (plus a provocative foreword and an insightful afterword) in which the authors show how globalization is articulated in the micro and macro dimensions of contemporary life, pointing to the need for cultural studies to be more systematically engaged with the multiplicity and difference that globalization has proffered.
Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherPeter Lang Publishing
Number of pages540
ISBN (Print)978-0-8204-8682-6
StatePublished - 2007

Publication series

NameIntersections in Communications and Culture

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