By Amy Reynolds
By Tanner Mirrlees
A severe cultural materialist creation to the examine of worldwide leisure media.
In Global leisure Media, Tanner Mirrlees undertakes an research of the possession, construction, distribution, advertising, exhibition and intake of world motion pictures and tv exhibits, with a watch to political economic climate and cultural reports. between different subject matters, Mirrlees examines:
- Paradigms of worldwide leisure media resembling cultural imperialism and cultural globalization.
- The company of leisure media: the constitution of capitalist culture/creative industries (financers, manufacturers, vendors and exhibitors) and tendencies within the international political economic climate of leisure media.
- The "governance" of world leisure media: kingdom and inter-state media and cultural rules and laws that govern the construction, distribution and exhibition of leisure media and permit or hamper its cross-border flow.
- The new overseas department of cultural hard work (NICL): the cross-border creation of leisure by way of cultural employees in asymmetrically interdependent media capitals, and monetary and cultural issues surrounding runaway productions and co-productions.
- The monetary motivations and textual layout good points of worldwide renowned leisure kinds corresponding to blockbuster occasion movies, television codecs, glocalized way of life manufacturers and synergistic media.
- The cross-cultural reception and results of television indicates and films.
- The world-wide-web, digitization and convergence culture.
By Pan Yotopoulos,Donato Romano
The discourse on globalization has develop into polarized. Proponents give some thought to globalization because the silver bullet for concentrating on progress on the earth economic system and for terrible international locations in particular, whereas rivals see it because the poisoned arrow of exploitation and impoverishment of the 3rd global.
Splendidly edited, The Asymmetries of Globalization bargains with the 'what' and 'how' yet essentially with 'why' globalization has traditionally unfavorable results for constructing nations. It breaks new flooring in impending globalization not just as exchange commodities, but additionally as exchange in positional items ('decommodified trade.')
The novel and munificent kinds of post-Ricardian decommodified alternate, alternate in prone and alternate in demanding forex within the kind of forex substitution, are sculpted within the introductory bankruptcy because the beginning of the systematic asymmetries of globalization. The analytical procedure of introducing 'positional items' within the kind of decommodified exchange, within the discource on globalization, is unique. it's also well timed in a scenario the place the tail of exchange in 'services' has grown sufficient to wag the normal trade-in-commodities puppy of globalization.
The stability of the chapters during this quantity represent a tapestry of case reviews that problematic and empirically examine the explanations of systematic asymmetries of globalization. The book's attraction transcends economics to make it additionally hugely worthy to scholars around the disciplines of sociology and political technology, specially within the fields of overseas political economic system and the politics of overseas alternate. it is going to definitely enlighten all these operating within the common parts of globalization, poverty and fiscal improvement.
By Collectif,Gilbert Rist
D’un côté, tout doit circuler : les marchandises, les capitaux, les informations. De l’autre, il faudrait que rien ne bouge, que chacun reste chez soi, que les identités collectives se maintiennent, que les frontières anciennes se reconstituent. Double mouvement contradictoire qui agite le monde, accroît l. a. richesse des uns et l. a. précarité de l’existence des autres, fabrique de nouvelles manières de vivre et d’autres raisons de mourir. A partir du notion d'anti-société, ce Cahier s'interroge sur l. a. double dérive qui guette aussi bien l. a. mondialisation que les replis identitaires, par laquelle des groupements humains substituent les rencontres avec l'autre en privilégiant le virtuel comme lieu de communique social...
By Ana Cecilia Dinerstein
By Stefan Stautner
Die Perspektive einer zukünftigen EU-Mitgliedschaft der Türkei, so stellte sich im Laufe der Untersuchung heraus, ist im Hintergrund immer präsent. Die Frage, ob die Türkei Teil Europas oder des Orient ist, kann und will die Untersuchung nicht klären, jedoch kann sie aufzeigen, wie entsprechende Zuordnungen entstehen beziehungsweise mit welchen Absichten sie im öffentlichen Diskurs geäußert werden.
By Mary Robinson,Kevin Boyle,Kofi Annan,Louise Arbour
Few names are so heavily hooked up with the reason for human rights as that of Mary Robinson. As former President of eire, she was once preferably situated for passionately and eloquently arguing the case for human rights world wide. Over 5 tumultuous years that integrated the tragic occasions of Sep 11, she provided ethical management and imaginative and prescient to the worldwide human rights move. This quantity is a special account in Robinson's personal phrases of her campaigns as United countries excessive Commissioner for Human Rights.
A Voice for Human Rights deals an edited choice of Robinson's public addresses, given among 1997 and 2002, while she served as excessive Commissioner. The ebook additionally offers the 1st in-depth account of the paintings of the workplace of excessive Commissioner for Human Rights. With a foreword via Kofi Annan and an afterword by means of Louise Arbour, the present excessive Commissioner for Human Rights, the publication can be of curiosity to all serious about overseas human rights, diplomacy, improvement, and politics.
By Pranab Bardhan
By Barbara Rugendyke
This publication strains the hot progress in NGO advocacy. Barbara Rugendyke offers empirical findings concerning the affects of NGO advocacy task at the regulations and practices of worldwide and local associations. The study unearths the combined successes of advocacy as a technique for addressing the continued reasons of poverty in constructing international locations. Case reports illustrate the advocacy paintings of Australian NGOs, of British NGOs rules approximately enticing with multinationals, of Oxfam International’s advocacy directed at international financial institution rules and NGO advocacy within the Mekong Region.
Adopting an interdisciplinary process, the combined successes of advocacy as a technique utilized by NGOs in trying to handle the continuing factors of poverty in constructing countries are examined. This quantity is a useful relief to researchers, scholars and teachers and to improvement practitioners drawn to advocacy as a improvement procedure.
By James Elkins,Zhivka Valiavicharska,Alice Kim
The “biennale tradition” now determines a lot of the artwork global. Literature at the around the world dissemination of artwork assumes nationalism and ethnic identification, yet hardly ever analyzes it. even as there's huge theorizing approximately globalization in political conception, cultural experiences, postcolonial concept, political economic system, sociology, and anthropology. Art and Globalization brings political and cultural theorists including writers and historians involved in particular with the visible arts with the intention to try out the boundaries of the conceptualization of the worldwide in artwork.
Among the main writers on modern overseas paintings represented during this e-book are Rasheed Araeen, Joaquín Barriendos, Susan Buck-Morss, John Clark, Iftikhar Dadi, T. J. Demos, Néstor García Canclini, Charles eco-friendly, Suman Gupta, Harry Harootunian, Michael Ann Holly, Shigemi Inaga, Fredric Jameson, Caroline Jones, Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann, Anthony D. King, Partha Mitter, Keith Moxey, Saskia Sassen, Ming Tiampo, and C. J. W.-L. Wee.
Art and Globalization is the 1st ebook within the Stone paintings conception Institutes sequence. The 5 volumes, every one on a special theoretical factor in modern paintings, construct on conversations held in in depth, weeklong closed conferences. every one quantity starts off with edited and annotated transcripts of these conferences, by way of tests written via a large neighborhood of artists, students, historians, theorists, and critics. the result's a chain of well-informed, contentious, open-ended dialogues in regards to the so much tricky theoretical and philosophical difficulties we are facing in rethinking the humanities today.