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Framing the Global Entry Points for Research

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ISBN-10: 0253012961

ISBN-13: 9780253012968

Edition: 2014

Authors: Hilary E. Kahn, Saskia Sassen

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Framing the Global explores new and interdisciplinary approaches to the study of global issues. Essays are framed around the entry points or key concepts that have emerged in each contributor's engagement with global studies in the course of empirical research, offering a conceptual toolkit for global research in the 21st century.
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Book details

List price: $22.99
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 5/22/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Areas of Research Computer-mediated communication (CMC) and the Internet; information exchange via CMC; online communities; e-learning; social network analysis; collaboration; social informatics; community informaticsSaskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Co-Chair, The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University (www.saskiasassen.com). She is the author of Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages (Princeton 2008), A Sociology of Globalization (WWNorton 2007), the edited Deciphering the Globa: Its Spaces, Scales and Subjects (Routledge 2007), and The Global City. Her books have been translated into 22 languages. She is the editor of the volume on urban sustainability in the new 14-volume Encyclopedia of Life-Systems being (Oxford: EOLSS (2006), for which she coordinated a network of researchers and activists in thirty countries.

Foreword
Introduction
AFFECT-Making the Global through Care
DISPLACEMENT-Framing the Global Relationally
FORMS-Art Institutions as Global Forms in India and Beyond: Cultural Production, Temporality, and Place
FRAMES-Re-Framing Oceania: Lessons from Pacific Studies
HISTORY-Connections
LAND-Engaging with the Global: Perspectives on Land from Botswana
LOCATION-Film and Media Location: Toward an Adequately Dynamic and Scaled Sense of Global Place
MATERIALITY-Transnational Materiality
THE PARTICULAR-The Persistence of the Particular in the Global
RIGHTS-The Rise of Rights and Nonprofit Organizations in East African Societies
RULES-Global Production and the Puzzle of Rules
SCALE-Exploring the "Global '68"
SEASCAPE-The Chinese Atlantic /Sean Metzger
SOVEREIGNTY-Crisis, Humanitarianism, and the Condition of 21st Century Sovereignty
Contributors
Index