1st Edition

Globalization: The Reader

Edited By John Beynon, David Dunkerley Copyright 2000
    324 Pages 20 Color Illustrations
    by Routledge

    324 Pages
    by Routledge

    Globalization: The Reader addresses the big issues: communications and global media, political economy, cultural homogeneity and heterogeneity, new technologies, tourism, beliefs, and identity.

    List of Extracts General Introduction 1. A Parable of Our Global Times 2. Globalization 3. Global Culture 4. Cultural Globalization 5. Cultural Homogenization and Hybridization 6. Media Imperialism and Global Media 7. Key Theorists 8. The Extracts Extracts Part A: Globalization and Society Part B: Globalization and Culture 1. Global Culture 2. Global Consumerism, 4ourism and Identity Part C: Globalization, Media and Technology 1. Global Media and Communication 2. The Global Impact of New Technologies Part D: Globalization and the Political Economy Questions Acknowledgements References Index


    John Beynon is Reader and David Dunkerley is Professor at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Glamorgan, Wales.