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Worlding Project Doing Cultural Studies in the Era of Globalization

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ISBN-10: 1556436807

ISBN-13: 9781556436802

Edition: 2007

Authors: Rob Wilson, Christopher Connery, Christopher Leigh Connery

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Globalization discourse now presumes that the “world space” is entirely at the mercy of market norms and forms promulgated by reactionary U.S. policies. An academic but accessible set of studies, this wide range of essays by noted scholars challenges this paradigm with diverse and strong arguments. Taking on topics that range from the medieval Mediterranean to contemporary Jamaican music, from Hong Kong martial arts cinema to Taiwanese politics, writers such as David Palumbo-Liu, Meaghan Morris, James Clifford, and others use innovative cultural studies to challenge the globalization narrative with a new and trenchant tactic called “worlding.” The book posits that world literature,…    
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 10/30/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 8.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Rob Wilson has been a professor of transnational and postcolonial literatures at the University of California at Santa Cruz since 2001. The founding editor of theBerkeley Poetry Review, Wilson was educated at the University of California at Berkeley, where he received a doctorate in English in 1976. He has also taught in the English Department at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa and Korea University in Seoul and was a visiting professor of literature at National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan. Christopher Leigh Connery teaches World Literature and Cultural Studies at UC Santa Cruz, where he also co-directs the Center for Cultural Studies. He has a PhD in East Asian Studies, and has…    

Rob Wilson has been a professor of transnational and postcolonial literatures at the University of California at Santa Cruz since 2001. The founding editor of theBerkeley Poetry Review, Wilson was educated at the University of California at Berkeley, where he received a doctorate in English in 1976. He has also taught in the English Department at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa and Korea University in Seoul and was a visiting professor of literature at National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan. Christopher Leigh Connery teaches World Literature and Cultural Studies at UC Santa Cruz, where he also co-directs the Center for Cultural Studies. He has a PhD in East Asian Studies, and has…    

Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction: Worlded Pedagogy in Santa Cruz
Indigenous Articulations
Learning from Bruce Lee; Pedagogy and Political Correctness in Martial Arts Cinema
Deprovincializing the Middle Ages
The World Sixties
Taiwan as Club 51: On the Culture of US Imperialism
"But I Did Not Shoot the Deputy": Dubbing the Yankee Frontier
Ridley Scott's Gladiator and the Spectacle of Empire: Global/Local Rumblings Inside the Pax Americana
Re-territorializing Asia Pacific: The Post-September 11 Logic of Hegemony
White Surfer Dude
Afterword: Worlding as Future Tactic
Contributors
Index