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Globalization under construction [electronic resource] : governmentality, law, and identity / Richard Warren Perry and Bill Maurer, editors.

Publication:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2003.
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Book
1 online resource (390 p.)
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Subjects:
Globalization.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Considers descriptions of humankind's future, and the discourses of globalization that frame them, from perspectives in anthropology, geography, law, sociology, and cultural studies. The essays explore the forms, practices, and effects of governmentality integral to global modernity's architecture.
Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgments; Globalization and Governmentality: An Introduction; 1. Global Strategic Vision: Managing the World; 2. Zones of New Sovereignty in Southeast Asia; 3. International Political Economy as a Cultural Practice: The Metaphysics of Capital Mobility; 4. Spanish Immigration Law and the Construction of Difference: Citizens and "Illegals" on Europe's Southern Border; 5. South Asian Workers in the Gulf: Jockeying for Places; 6. Illegality, Borderlands, and the Space of Nonexistence
7. Christian Conversion and "Racial" Labor Capacities: Constructing Racialized Identities in Hawaii 8. Sex and Space in the Global City; 9. Works in Progress: Traditional Knowledge, Biological Diversity, and Intellectual Property in a Neoliberal Era; 10. Rebooting the World Picture: Flying Windows of Globalization in the End Times; Contributors; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Perry, Richard Warren.
Maurer, Bill, 1968-
ISBN:
0-8166-9376-5
OCLC:
476095420