European Glocalization in Global Context by R. Robertson

European Glocalization in Global Context

EditorR. Robertson

Hardcover | November 7, 2014

not yet rated|write a review

Pricing and Purchase Info

$103.60 online 
$136.50 list price save 24%
Earn 518 plum® points

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

This highly original work applies the relatively new concept of glocalization to contemporary Europe. The opening and concluding chapters by Roland Robertson deal with Europeanization in an innovative way as a highly problematic process in relation to the changing position of Europe in the global arena. The individual authors are each experts in their own field, they include Ewa Morawska on migration; Debra Gimlin on beauty contests; Andrea Esser on European TV; Christopher Kollmeyer on democracy; Victor Roudometof on European Christianity; Franciscu Sedda on the European imaginary; and Paolo Demuru on Brazilian football. These chapters make a concerted effort to relate European developments to the world as a whole, this being a highly neglected aspect of European studies. The range of this book's coverage, its theoretical innovativeness, and, not least, its discussion of European extremism renders it a unique contribution to the field in comparison with existing scholarship.

About The Author

Roland Robertson has received global recognition for his work on globalization. He is one of the world's leading scholars in this area. His work has been translated into more than 20 languages, and he has held positions at universities in numerous countries. His most prestigious publications include Globalization: Social Theory and Gl...
Testimony: A Memoir
Testimony: A Memoir

by Robbie Robertson

$31.43$35.00

In stock online

Available in stores

When We Were Alone
When We Were Alone

by David Alexander Robertson

$17.38$18.95

In stock online

Available in stores

Tartine Bread
Tartine Bread

by Elisabeth Prueitt

$40.46$57.00

In stock online

Available in stores

Shop this author

Details & Specs

Title:European Glocalization in Global ContextFormat:HardcoverDimensions:248 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:November 7, 2014Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:023039079X

ISBN - 13:9780230390799

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of European Glocalization in Global Context

Reviews

Extra Content

Table of Contents

Roland Robertson; Prologue
1. Roland Robertson; Europeanization as Glocalization
2. Forms of the World: Roots, Histories, and Horizons of the Glocal; Franciscu Sedda
3. The Glocalisations of Christianity in Europe: A Global-Historical Perspective; Victor Roudometof
4. European Television Programming: Exemplifying and Theorizing Glocalization in the Media; Andrea Esser
5. Glocalization Effects of Immigrants' Activities on the Host Society: An Exploration of a Neglected Theme; Ewa Morawska
6. From Football to Futebol: A Glocal Perspective on the Influence of Europe on Brazilian Football (and Vice-Versa); Paolo Demuru
7. Exploring the Glocal Flow of Beauty: From Euro-America to the World?; Debra Gimlin
8 Glocalization and the Simultaneous Rise and Fall of Democracy at Century's End; Chris Kollmeyer
Roland Robertson: Epilogue