Global Forces and Local Life-worlds

Global Forces and Local Life-worlds

Social Transformations

eBook - 2004
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How are global forces impacting on local lifestyles? Where does the personal stand in relation to globalization? Global Forces and Local Life-Worlds explores these questions using a mixture of sociological and anthropological analysis and case study methods. Demonstrating the tensions between retaining cultural integrity in the face of the levelling processes associated with modernity, this book: locates the problems of globalization and localization in the appropriate anthropological and sociological dimensions; examines the relationship between culture and identity; and explores the varieties of modernity.
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage Publications, 2004.
ISBN: 1412900042
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (246 p.)
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc
Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK

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