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The Global, the Local, and the Disembedded

Chrisanthi Avgerou

in Information Systems and Global Diversity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263424
eISBN:
9780191714252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263424.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter traces the root of diversity confronting information systems innovation in the unfolding processes of globalization. It starts from the concept of globalization as the shrinking of time ... More


Heavy Metal in the Middle East: New Urban Spaces in a Translocal Underground

Pierre Hecker

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

Heavy metal scenes can be found throughout the Middle East as in almost any other region of the world. Although still marginal in terms of numbers and public attention, the metal scene in the region, ... More


Cultural Globalization and Public Policy: Exclusion of Foreign Law in the Global Village

Mohamed S. Abdel Wahab

in Law and Sociology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282548
eISBN:
9780191700200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282548.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explores the influence of cultural globalization on the invocation of public policy as a central legal conception precluding the application of foreign law. It specifically tries to ... More


Transborder visuality: Visual exchanges between Hong Kong and South China

Eric Kit-wai Ma

in Desiring Hong Kong, Consuming South China: Transborder Cultural Politics, 1970-2010

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083459
eISBN:
9789882209329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083459.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter summarizes the history of transborder imaginations of South China and Hong Kong by examining the production processes of media representations in which Hong Kong visual producers have ... More


East Asian TV Dramas:: Identifications, Sentiments and Effects

Chua Beng Huat and Koichi Iwabuchi

in East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

It is the arrival of the Japanese and Korean TV dramas that provides the material basis for a discursive conceptualization of an “East Asian pop culture” sphere with an integrated cultural economy. ... More


Big Brother, Bigg Boss: Reality Television as Global Form

Biswarup Sen

in Channeling Cultures: Television Studies from India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198092056
eISBN:
9780199082889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092056.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter looks at one well-known format in reality television– Big Brother (Bigg Boss in India) – in order to shed light on the complicated relationship between the forces of globalization, ... More


Chinese Danmei Fandom and Cultural Globalization from Below

Ling Yang and Yanrui Xu

in Boys' Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390809
eISBN:
9789888390441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390809.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

By tracing the trajectory of Chinese danmei fandom in the past two decades, this chapter explores the possibility of danmei as a model of grassroots globalization. The chapter focuses on three key ... More


Globalizing Gender Culture: Transnational Cultural Flows and the Intensification of Male Dominance in India

Steve Derné

in Gender and Globalization in Asia and the Pacific: Method, Practice, Theory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831592
eISBN:
9780824869311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831592.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes the effects of transnational media flows on Indian men. While Indians of diverse classes began enjoying new foreign media and were attracted to cosmopolitan fashion and ... More


Bangkok's Early Twenty-First-Century Queer Boom

Peter A. Jackson

in Queer Bangkok: 21st Century Markets, Media, and Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083046
eISBN:
9789882207325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083046.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter compares the boom in Bangkok queer cultures over the past decade with the sense of decline in some Western lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender (LGBT) scenes. It also examines the political, ... More


Introduction

Aswin Punathambekar

in From Bombay to Bollywood: The Making of a Global Media Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771891
eISBN:
9780814771907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771891.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter analyzes the transformation of the Bombay film industry into Bollywood, a transnational and multimedia cultural industry. This development rests on uneven and contested ... More


Spaghetti Westerns and Asian Cinema: Perspectives on Global Cultural Flows

Ivo Ritzer

in Spaghetti Westerns at the Crossroads: Studies in Relocation, Transition and Appropriation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748695454
eISBN:
9781474421942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695454.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter aims to undertake a consideration of Italian Westerns from the perspective of theories of cultural globalization, emphasising the fact that Italian Westerns never were exclusively an ... More


Black Is Beautiful or White Is Right?

Tanya Maria Golash-Boza

in Yo Soy Negro: Blackness in Peru

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035741
eISBN:
9780813038490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035741.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores beauty norms, blackness, and whiteness in Ingenio, to shed light on how blackness is viewed there. It considers how the global discourse of “black is beautiful,” which derives ... More


Introduction: Coproduction and the New East Asia

Stephanie DeBoer

in Coproducing Asia: Locating Japanese-Chinese Regional Film and Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689491
eISBN:
9781452949451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689491.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction introduces the scope and approach of this book. It underscores the significance of a genealogical method that adequately accounts for the co-production as a “technology of ... More


From Bombay to Bollywood: The Making of a Global Media Industry

Aswin Punathambekar

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771891
eISBN:
9780814771907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771891.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book analyzes the transformation of the national film industry in Bombay into a transnational and multimedia cultural enterprise, which has come to be known as Bollywood. Combining ethnographic, ... More


Coproducing Asia: Locating Japanese-Chinese Regional Film and Media

Stephanie DeBoer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689491
eISBN:
9781452949451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689491.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides a series of contexts and framings for addressing the contingencies, inequities, and fissures of regional co-production as it constructs an “Asian” film and media geography whose ... More


Festivals

Simon Featherstone

in Englishness: Twentieth-Century Popular Culture and the Forming of English Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623655
eISBN:
9780748651764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623655.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses two state-sponsored interventions in national identity, namely the Millennium Experience and the Festival of Britain. These events show the challenges in managing a public list ... More


Cricket as an Indian Game

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in India Revisited: Conversations on Continuity and Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195689440
eISBN:
9780199080342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195689440.003.0028
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In this interview, cricket is discussed as a game with elements that are close to the Indian psyche. Although cricket was initially believed to be an Indian game that was accidentally discovered by ... More


The Bright Asian Marketplace: Regional Specters of Connection and Desire

Stephanie DeBoer

in Coproducing Asia: Locating Japanese-Chinese Regional Film and Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689491
eISBN:
9781452949451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689491.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter one approaches a series of popular widescreen international romance co-productions made among Japan, Hong Kong, and Taiwan in the early to mid 1960s. Against the “bright” ideals of newfound ... More


Collaboration Decentered: Technology Transfer and the Hong Kong Copy

Stephanie DeBoer

in Coproducing Asia: Locating Japanese-Chinese Regional Film and Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689491
eISBN:
9781452949451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689491.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter two contests the terms through which Japan has occupied center stage as a locus of development and modernity by considering a range of Hong Kong-Japan co-productions made from the 1950s to ... More


Tokyo on the Move: Omnibus Asia, Media Capital, and the Limits of the Link

Stephanie DeBoer

in Coproducing Asia: Locating Japanese-Chinese Regional Film and Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689491
eISBN:
9781452949451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689491.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter four explores the contexts and practices through which Japanese independent and culture industry projects produced Tokyo as the central media capital through which to “conduct” or “organize” ... More


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