Global Structures, Local Cultures

Paperback | January 9, 2014

byMary Hawkins

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Global Structures, Local Cultures 2e, examines the process of globalisation and its impact on modern society. It is clearly written and logically structured with case studies from around the world that engage and encourage students to think about the historical and contemporary connectionsbetween societies and cultures. The major sociological concepts and theoretical frameworks are outlined clearly and positioned contextually alongside fields such as gender, ethnicity, religion, migration, indigenous peoples, tourism, and social movements.

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Global Structures, Local Cultures 2e, examines the process of globalisation and its impact on modern society. It is clearly written and logically structured with case studies from around the world that engage and encourage students to think about the historical and contemporary connectionsbetween societies and cultures. The major socio...

Mary Hawkins is Associate Professor and Director of Academic Programs (Sociology, Criminology, Peace and Development Studies) for the School of Social Sciences and Psychology at the University of Western Sydney, Australia.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pagesPublished:January 9, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195520165

ISBN - 13:9780195520163

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Table of Contents

1. Key Concepts in the Social Sciences2. Theoretical Approaches to the Study of Societies and Cultures3. Making the World One: Imperialism, Colonialism and Emergence of Capitalism4. One World Structure: The Globalisation of Capitalism5. One World culture? Nation-states, Imagined Communities and the Question of Culture6. Global Ethnicities, Local Racisms7. Gender and Sexuality, Global and Local8. Religion, Secularisation and Fundamentalism9. Global Migration, National Resettlement and Indigenous Peoples10. New Media in a Global World11. Globalisation, Resistance and Social Movements