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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: Christopher Leigh Connery, Rob Wilson, 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: 8.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

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