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Compton, Robert W.

Imagining Globalization

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Table of contents

1. Prologue Imagining Globalization through Changes in Place
Ho Hon Leung, Matthew Hendley

Part I. Language

2. English: A Globalized Language in Science and Technology
Joseph F. Chiang

3. Global English in Asian Fiction: Some Thoughts on Writing Contemporary Fiction from and of Asia in English
Xu Xi

4. Glocalization through Global Brand Transposition
Shiao-Yun Chiang, Hanfu Mi

Part II. Identities

5. Maintenance of Spanish as a Heritage Language in a Global World
María Cristina Montoya

6. Language Choice among Mayan Handicraft Vendors in an International Tourism Marketplace
Walter E. Little

7. Making of the Pacific Mall: Chinese Identity and Architecture in Toronto
Ho Hon Leung, Raymond Lau

8. Citizens or Consumers? British Conservative Political Propaganda toward Women in the Two World Wars
Matthew Hendley

Part III. Boundaries

9. Capoeira and Globalization
Joshua M. Rosenthal

10. Immigration and Indigenization in the Mexican Diaspora in the Southwestern United States
Brian D. Haley

11. Construction, Deconstruction, and Reconstruction of State Legitimacy in South Africa and Japan
Robert W. Compton

12. Searching for Semantics in Music: A Global Discourse
Orlando Legname

13. Human Movements: Consequences to Global Biogeography
Thomas Horvath

14. Epilogue Echoes from the Past Reflections
Thomas Sakoulas

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology, general, Globalization

Editor
 
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
265 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230101586
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-37621-6

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