The Global Studies Journal: Volume 2, Number 1 Jan Nederveen Pieterse

ISBN: 9781863356565

Published: July 1st 2009

Hardcover

222 pages


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The Global Studies Journal: Volume 2, Number 1  by  Jan Nederveen Pieterse

The Global Studies Journal: Volume 2, Number 1 by Jan Nederveen Pieterse
July 1st 2009 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 222 pages | ISBN: 9781863356565 | 9.46 Mb

The Global Studies Journal is devoted to mapping and interpreting new trends and patterns in globalization. This journal attempts to do this from many points of view, from many locations in the world, and in a wide-angle kaleidoscopic fashion. Intellectually, the Conference and the Journal take three steps: the first is a this-worldly step, mapping the details and extrapolating to big picture analyses in order to interpret what is at times challenging, dangerous and excitingly positive about the New Globalisation.

The second step is to set this New Globalisation in the context of earlier globalisations - what are the continuities, and what is genuinely new? The third step is to re-examine and redefine the very concept of globalisation - in theoretical, anthropological and philosophical terms. The Journal works between the most fastidiously empirical and profoundly generalizing modes of engagement with one of the central phenomena of our contemporary existence. The Global Studies Journal is peer-reviewed, supported by rigorous processes of criterion-referenced article ranking and qualitative commentary, ensuring that only intellectual work of the greatest substance and highest significance is published.



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