Consuming Cultures

Consuming Cultures

Author: Jeremy Seabrook

Publisher: New Internationalist

ISBN: 9781904456087

Category: Education

Page: 296

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A new angle on the globalisation debate, which celebrates successful resistance as well as exploring the dangers. As languages and local cultures are swept away by the market-driven monoculture, Jeremy Seabrook looks at the threat to cultural diversity and integrity all around the globe, including in western societies. Amongst the disappearing cultures, Seabrook finds that resistance is breaking out as people rediscover the imprtance of the local and the value of community.
Consuming Cultures
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Jeremy Seabrook
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: New Internationalist

A new angle on the globalisation debate, which celebrates successful resistance as well as exploring the dangers. As languages and local cultures are swept away by the market-driven monoculture, Jeremy Seabrook looks at the threat to cultural diversity and integrity all around the globe, including in western societies. Amongst the
Consuming Cultures
Language: en
Pages: 174
Authors: The Feminist Review Collective
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-07-20 - Publisher: Routledge

Consuming Cultures is concerned with the interrelationship of gender and the circuits of consumption, distribution, production and reproduction. The book looks at the ways in which gender intervenes in all parts of the circuit or the linkages between different elements.
Consuming Cultural Hegemony
Language: en
Pages: 243
Authors: Harisur Rahman
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-22 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book examines the circulation and viewership of Bollywood films and filmi modernity in Bangladesh. The writer poses a number of fundamental questions: what it means to be a Bangladeshi in South Asia, what it means to be a Bangladeshi fan of Hindi film, and how popular film reflects power
Youth Drinking Cultures
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Margaretha Järvinen, Robin Room
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-02 - Publisher: Routledge

How can 'binge drinking' be explained and understood? Is alcohol consumption related to the particular cultural characteristics of some European countries? Should heavy drinking cultures be seen as a mainstream youth phenomenon or as marginal - and is this different in different countries? A team of leading researchers addresses these
Consuming Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century
Language: en
Pages: 310
Authors: Tamara S. Wagner, Narin Hassan
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Consuming Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century aims to bring together detailed analyses of the cultural myths, or fictions, of consumption that have shaped discourses on consumer practices from the eighteenth century onwards. Individual essays provide an excitingly diverse range of perspectives, including musicology, philosophy, history, and art history, cultural