Globalization and Belonging

Globalization and Belonging Globalization and Belonging s headline message that place matters that locality remains vital to people is arresting Frank Webster Professor of Sociology City University London Drawing on long te

  • Title: Globalization and Belonging
  • Author: Mike Savage
  • ISBN: 9780761949862
  • Page: 365
  • Format: Paperback
  • Globalization and Belonging s headline message that place matters, that locality remains vital to people, is arresting Frank Webster, Professor of Sociology, City University, London Drawing on long term empirical research into cultural practices, lifestyles and identities, Globalization and Belonging explores how far reaching global changes are articulated locally Globalization and Belonging s headline message that place matters, that locality remains vital to people, is arresting Frank Webster, Professor of Sociology, City University, London Drawing on long term empirical research into cultural practices, lifestyles and identities, Globalization and Belonging explores how far reaching global changes are articulated locally.The authors address key sociological issues of stratification as analysis alongside cultural issues of identity, difference, choice and lifestyle Their original argument Shows how globalisation theory conceives of the local Reveals that people have a sense of elective belonging based on where they choose to put down roots Suggests that the feel of a place is much strongly influenced by the values and lifestyles of those migrating to it reinvigorates debates in urban and community studies by recovering the local as an intrinsic aspect of globalisationTheoretically rigorous, the book is brought to life with direct quotations from the authors research, and appeals to students in urban sociology, urban geography, media studies and cultural studies.

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    1. One of the consequences of globalisation is that we are all becoming much more cosmopolitan. We are breaking our connections with local places and becoming citizens of the world. The internet provides us with information on any and all parts of the world and all of this information is at our fingertips. We are not tied to our physical location, we can ‘virtually’ be anywhere and, increasingly, we are. Or, at least, that is the theory. The reality is much more complicated.This book discusses [...]


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