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Perspectives on Global Culture,9780335205691

Perspectives on Global Culture

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Edition: 1st
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 6/1/2006
Publisher(s): Open University Press
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Summary

Examines intellectual contributions and cultural expression from Latin America, Africa, and Southeast Asia Looks at the connections between national cultural and political projects during anticolonial struggles, including national and transnational cinema and television Links into contemporary debates on global cultures, including race and difference, postcolonial studies, multiculturalism, and "third cinema"

Author Biography

Ramaswami Harindranath is Senior Lecturer in Media and Communications at the University of Melbourne, Australia.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Section 1: Exploring the terrain: key themes and debates

One global culture or many?

The cultural politics of difference

Subalternity and representation

Section 2. Debating imperialism/nationalism

National(ist) media discourse

Multicultural media and identities

Indigenous politics and representation

Tracing the transnational/cosmopolitan

Third Cinema and the cross-over film

Debates on the diaspora

New technologies transcending the national?

Cultural difference and the politics of representation

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