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The Changing Face of Globalization

Samir Dasgupta (Editor)
Synopsis This volume brings together eleven articles, written by distinguished commentators on globalization, which explore these neglected dimensions. Knitting together theoretical aspects and empirical knowledge, it arrives at a balanced view of globalization. Covering a wide range of issues and nations, including Africa and the Arab world, this volume analyzes: The global-local interface. Global disparities and the rise of anti-globalization movements. Global altruism and the sociology of humanity. Women's empowerment. Cultures in conflict. White-collar crime and violence The global environmental crisis. Overall, the volume highlights the importance of understanding globalization as a non-unilinear and multi-dimensional process, with immense possibilities for intervention, rather than as an overarching project with a predetermined goal. With its fresh insights into a subject of immense topical importance, this wide-ranging and coherent volume will attract the attention of students and scholars in the fields of sociology, anthropology, economics, political science, geography, and development studies. It will also be of interest to social activists, journalists, policymakers, and NGOs.
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About the author

Samir Dasgupta

Dr. (Mrs.) Samira Dasgupta (b. 1953) is a research personnel in the Cultural Anthropology Division of Anthropological Survey of India. She obtained her B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Anthropology from the University of Calcutta. Her special interest is to study tribal ethnography, culture ecology and culture change in which these tribal people face a bi-cultural situation. She has till now completed several research projects from Anthropological Survey of India, Calcutta and submitted the reports to the office ad carried out extensive field work in the Chotanagpur plateau of Bihar, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Gujarat and also in various remote and isolated pockets of Bastar districts of M.P. She has also authored a book Birijia: Society and Contributor of articles and research papers to reputed journals and at this moment she has published about twenty three research papers in her credit. Dr. (Mrs. Dasgupta has joined the Anthropological Survey of India in 1977 and presently posted at it’s Sub-Regional Centre, Jagdalpur, Bastar (M.P.)

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Title The Changing Face of Globalization
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2004
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8178294168
length 333p., Tables; Figures; Illustrations; 22cm.