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A Tale of Three Cities: Or the Glocalization of City Management

Barbara Czarniawska

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252718
eISBN:
9780191719295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252718.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

The term ‘glocalization’ has been coined to indicate that globalization consists of two connected but opposite processes: it homogenizes ideas and practices, but also induces local adaptation and ... More


Future Directions

Huatong Sun

in Cross-Cultural Technology Design: Creating Culture-Sensitive Technology for Local Users

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744763
eISBN:
9780199932993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744763.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This concluding chapter suggests future directions for the research and practice of cross-cultural technology in a glocalization age. Centering on a dialogical approach, it analyzes what the ... More


Glocalization and the Discourses of Cultural China: An Introduction1

Doreen D. Wu

in Discourses of Cultural China in the Globalizing Age

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099128
eISBN:
9789882206847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099128.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter presents the approach of discourse analysis and outlines a glocalization perspective in researching contemporary Cultural China as discourses. Two notions “discursive appropriation” and ... More


English in Singapore: Policies and prospects

Lim Lisa, Pakir Anne, and Wee Lionel

in English in Singapore: Modernity and Management

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028436
eISBN:
9789882206939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028436.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about English language in Singapore. This book describes Singapore's language policy and provides an overview of the ecology in ... More


Hybridity in ways of speaking: The glocalization of English in Singapore

Lubna Alsagoff

in English in Singapore: Modernity and Management

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028436
eISBN:
9789882206939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028436.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the reconceptualization of Singlish and the so-called glocalization of English in Singapore. It proposes a model of variation of English in indigenized contexts, originally ... More


Security Entrepreneurs: Performing Protection in Post-Cold War Europe

Alexandra Gheciu

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198813064
eISBN:
9780191851056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813064.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Focusing on four East European polities—Bosnia, Serbia, Bulgaria, and Romania—this book examines the dynamics and implications of processes of commercialization of security that have occurred ... More


Between the Old and the New: Contemporary Dynamics of (In)Security in Eastern Europe

Alexandra Gheciu

in Security Entrepreneurs: Performing Protection in Post-Cold War Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198813064
eISBN:
9780191851056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813064.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Building upon the analysis of international developments in Chapter 4, Chapter 5 returns to recent developments in the national arenas of Bulgaria, Bosnia, Romania, and Serbia. The chapter examines ... More


Introduction to key concepts: education policy, economic necessity and public service reform

Stephen J. Ball

in The education debate: Policy and Politics in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349200
eISBN:
9781447303756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349200.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter provides the groundwork for the analysis and presentation of policy in the book as a whole. It focuses on a central theme, education reform, and in relation to this it emphasises in ... More


Setting the Law in Motion

Michael D Birnhack

in Colonial Copyright: Intellectual Property in Mandate Palestine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661138
eISBN:
9780191746147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661138.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The law was activated in the 1930s. New technologies enabled public performance of music, the development of local culture(s), and emergence of a cafe/entertainment culture, placed copyright in the ... More


Peripheral Visions, Global Positions

José Colmeiro

in Peripheral Visions / Global Sounds: From Galicia to the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781786940308
eISBN:
9781786944399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940308.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 1 aims for a perspectival shift in the approach to remapping contemporary Galician culture and the challenges and opportunities it faces in a global environment. The chapter follows a ... More


Introduction

Andrew D. Morris

in Colonial Project, National Game: A History of Baseball in Taiwan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262799
eISBN:
9780520947603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262799.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The obsession with baseball as a Taiwanese “national game” is valuable, given its organic connections to Japanese and American cultures and its late adoption by the Chinese Nationalist one-party ... More


Mediating Culture: Charisma, Fame, and Sincerity in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Martijn Oosterbaan

in The Anthropology of Global Pentecostalism and Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814772591
eISBN:
9780814723517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772591.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter seeks to show that Pentecostal musicians struggle with both the potential gain and loss of charisma owing to the current mergers between P/e and electronic media, by drawing from the ... More


The Amaranth Paradigm: Amerindian Indigenous Glocality in the Caribbean

Judith Misrahi-Barak

in Caribbean Globalizations, 1492 to the Present Day

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381519
eISBN:
9781781384923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381519.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the varying uses of amaranth — a broad-leafed plant that can be consumed as a vegetable for its leaves but also produces cereal-like grain — from the pre-European Amerindian ... More


Introduction: Why Pearl?

Marina Dahlquist

in Exporting Perilous Pauline: Pearl White and the Serial Film Craze

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037689
eISBN:
9780252094941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037689.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the historiographic importance, narrative patterns, marketing, and cultural reception of the serial genre through a wider contextualization of the serial phenomenon and its ... More


Changing Views and Perspectives: Translating Pearl White’s American Adventures in Wartime France

Rudmer Canjels

in Exporting Perilous Pauline: Pearl White and the Serial Film Craze

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037689
eISBN:
9780252094941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037689.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Pearl White's serials in France and the transformations made in tailoring them to the local French setting during World War I. It first provides an overview of the glocalization ... More


Global Media, Cultural Change and the Transformation of the Local: The Contribution of Cultural Studies to a Sociology of Hybrid Formations

Rainer Winter (ed.)

in Global America?: The Cultural Consequences of Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239185
eISBN:
9781846313219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239185.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the processes of ‘glocalization’ in the reception and appropriation of American media products. It describes forms of interpretation and consumption in which popular culture is ... More


A sporting chance? Notes on an ongoing career in the sociology of sport

Richard Giulianotti

in Sociologists' Tales: Contemporary narratives on sociological thought and practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447318668
eISBN:
9781447318682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318668.003.0028
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explores the key features of sociology as a discipline, and provides the author’s personal reflections on becoming a sociologist, particularly in the specialist field of the sociology of ... More


Finding the Nation in Transnational Cinema

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Japanese Cinema in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835941
eISBN:
9780824871574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835941.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the concept of transnationalism in contemporary Japanese cinema. The term “transnational cinema” has been posed as a substitute for “national cinema,” which has long been ... More


Multistakeholder Partnerships in Context

Barbara Gray and Jill Purdy

in Collaborating for Our Future: Multistakeholder Partnerships for Solving Complex Problems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198782841
eISBN:
9780191826030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782841.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

This chapter analyzes a variety of contextual factors that make partnerships a necessity. More and more societal problems have become “wicked problems” that involve many actors and defy resolution ... More


The Invisible Niche of AUYL

Philip W. Rudd

in Tracing Language Movement in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190657543
eISBN:
9780190657574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190657543.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

In African cities, postcolonial ambiguity and contradiction bombard speakers, who hybridize traditional values with new urban identities and successfully bridge the old to the new with African Urban ... More


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