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Deciphering the global : its scales, spaces and subjects / edited by Saskia Sassen.

Contributor(s): Sassen, Saskia.
Publisher: New York : Routledge, c2007Description: xi, 366 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0415957338 (pb); 9780415957335 (pb); 9780415957328 (hb); 041595732X (hb).Subject(s): Globalization -- Social aspects | Culture and globalization | Acculturation | Transnationalism | CosmopolitanismDDC classification: 306.01
Contents:
Introduction: Deciphering the global / Saskia Sassen -- Postindustrial Bohemia : culture, neighborhood, and the global economy / Richard Lloyd -- Translocal civilities : Chinese modern dance at downtown Los Angeles public concerts / Marina Peterson -- Re-imagining old Havana : world heritage and the production of scale in late socialist Cuba / Matthew J. Hill -- Becoming global? : evangelism and transnational practices in Russian society / Sarah Busse Spencer -- Deciphering the local in a global neoliberal age : three favelas in Sao Paulo, Brazil / Simone Buechler -- Locating transnational activists : solidarity with and beyond propinquity / Evalyn W. Tennant -- Deciphering the space and scale of global nomadism : subjectivity and counterculture in a global age / Anthony D'Andrea -- Outsourcing difference : expatriate training and the disciplining of culture / Heather Hindman -- Producing global economy from below : Chinese immigrant transnational entrepreneurship in Japan / Gracia Liu Farrer -- The sub-national constitution of global financial markets / Rachel Harvey -- The city and the self : the emergence of new political subjects in London / Anne Bartlett -- Ghetto cosmopolitanism : making theory at the margins / Rami Nashashibi -- Deregulating markets, reregulating crime : extralegal policing & the penal state in Mexico / Jennifer L. Johnson -- The transnational human rights movement and states of emergency in Israel/Palestine / Josh Kaplan -- Illegal immigrants as citizens in Malaysia / Kamal Sadiq -- Global-national interactions and sovereign debt restructuring outcomes / Giselle Datz.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: Deciphering the global / Saskia Sassen -- Postindustrial Bohemia : culture, neighborhood, and the global economy / Richard Lloyd -- Translocal civilities : Chinese modern dance at downtown Los Angeles public concerts / Marina Peterson -- Re-imagining old Havana : world heritage and the production of scale in late socialist Cuba / Matthew J. Hill -- Becoming global? : evangelism and transnational practices in Russian society / Sarah Busse Spencer -- Deciphering the local in a global neoliberal age : three favelas in Sao Paulo, Brazil / Simone Buechler -- Locating transnational activists : solidarity with and beyond propinquity / Evalyn W. Tennant -- Deciphering the space and scale of global nomadism : subjectivity and counterculture in a global age / Anthony D'Andrea -- Outsourcing difference : expatriate training and the disciplining of culture / Heather Hindman -- Producing global economy from below : Chinese immigrant transnational entrepreneurship in Japan / Gracia Liu Farrer -- The sub-national constitution of global financial markets / Rachel Harvey -- The city and the self : the emergence of new political subjects in London / Anne Bartlett -- Ghetto cosmopolitanism : making theory at the margins / Rami Nashashibi -- Deregulating markets, reregulating crime : extralegal policing & the penal state in Mexico / Jennifer L. Johnson -- The transnational human rights movement and states of emergency in Israel/Palestine / Josh Kaplan -- Illegal immigrants as citizens in Malaysia / Kamal Sadiq -- Global-national interactions and sovereign debt restructuring outcomes / Giselle Datz.

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