Tracking Globalization

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  1. Consuming Ocean Island
    Consuming Ocean Island tells the story of the land and people of Banaba, a small Pacific island, which, from 1900 to 1980, was heavily mined for phosphate, an essential ingredient in fertilizer. As mining stripped away the island's... Learn More
    Published: 27th December 2014
    Hardback | £69.00
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  2. Minerals, Collecting, and Value across the US-Mexico Border
    Elizabeth Emma Ferry traces the movement of minerals as they circulate from Mexican mines to markets, museums, and private collections on both sides of the US-Mexico border. She describes how and why these byproducts of ore mining... Learn More
    Published: 19th June 2013
    Hardback | £65.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  3. Global Filipinos
    Contract workers from the Philippines make up one of the world’s largest movements of temporary labor migrants. Deirdre McKay follows Filipino migrants from one rural community to work sites overseas and then home again. Focusing... Learn More
    Published: 7th June 2012
    Hardback | £69.00
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  4. Music and Globalization
    World music" emerged as a commercial and musical category in the 1980s, but in some sense music has always been global. Through the metaphor of encounters, Music and Globalization explores the dynamics that enable or hinder cross-cultural... Learn More
    Published: 24th November 2011
    Paperback | £21.99
  5. Recycling Indian Clothing
    Cloth and clothing is never just thrown out as rubbish in India. Until it is literally falling apart, it is too useful to be wasted. Treasured pieces can be preserved for favorite younger relatives, and suitable, serviceable clothes... Learn More
    Published: 16th July 2010
    Hardback | £56.00
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  6. Cultural Critique and the Global Corporation
    This book examines the stories that corporations tell about themselves—and explores the powerful influence of corporations in the transformation of cultural and social life. Six case studies draw on CEO memoirs, annual reports,... Learn More
    Published: 30th March 2010
    Paperback | £20.99
  7. The American War in Contemporary Vietnam
    Christina Schwenkel's absorbing study explores how the "American War" is remembered and commemorated in Vietnam today—in official and unofficial histories and in everyday life. Schwenkel analyzes visual representations found... Learn More
    Published: 13th July 2009
    Hardback | £56.00
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  8. Aging and the Indian Diaspora
    The proliferation of old age homes and increasing numbers of elderly living alone are startling new phenomena in India. These trends are related to extensive overseas migration and the transnational dispersal of families. In this... Learn More
    Published: 6th July 2009
    Hardback | £56.00
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  9. Street Dreams and Hip Hop Barbershops
    For young men in urban Tanzania, barbershops are sites of the struggle to earn a living amid economic crisis. With names like Brooklyn Barber House and Boyz II Men, these workplaces are also nodes in an explosion of popular culture... Learn More
    Published: 4th May 2009
    Paperback | £20.99
  10. Made in Mexico
    Made in Mexico introduces us to the people, places, and ideas that create Zapotec textiles and give them meaning. From Oaxaca, where guides escort tourists to weavers' homes and then to the shops and markets where weavings are... Learn More
    Published: 17th July 2008
    Paperback | £22.99
  11. Youth and the City in the Global South
    The innovative, multi-site Youth and the City Project examined the effects of globalization and neoliberalism on the everyday experiences and future prospects of urban youth in the developing world. The economic and demographic... Learn More
    Published: 13th June 2008
    Paperback | £20.99
  12. Generations and Globalization
    This volume illuminates how families and the communities in which they are enmeshed negotiate everyday lives with the social, cultural, economic, and political resources available to them. It provides an excellent example of how... Learn More
    Published: 8th November 2006
    Paperback | £20.99
  13. Generations and Globalization
    "This volume illuminates how families and the communities in which they are enmeshed negotiate everyday lives with the social, cultural, economic, and political resources available to them. It provides an excellent example of... Learn More
    Published: 8th November 2006
    Hardback | £56.00
  14. Globalizing Tobacco Control
    "[Reid] develops an approach to globalization and health that goes beyond simplistic dichotomies—such as the puritanism of the United States in contrast with the more libertine cultures of other countries—and he also eschews... Learn More
    Published: 20th December 2005
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  15. Illicit Flows and Criminal Things
    Illicit Flows and Criminal Things offers a new perspective on illegal transnational linkages, international relations, and the transnational. The contributors argue for a nuanced approach that recognizes the difference between... Learn More
    Published: 4th November 2005
    Paperback | £21.99