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Global America?: The Cultural Consequences of Globalization

Ulrich Beck, Nathan Sznaider, and Rainer Winter

Abstract

Many contemporary issues cannot be readily or fully understood at the level of the nation state and the concept of globalization is used to develop understanding through the analysis of global (transnational) processes. This volume explores the phenomenon of Americanization, and its worldwide impact, and the cultural consequences of globalization.

Keywords: contemporary issues, nation state, globalization, global processes, transnational processes, Americanization, worldwide impact, cultural consequences, concept of globalization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780853239185
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846313219

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ulrich Beck, editor

Nathan Sznaider, editor

Rainer Winter, editor

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Contents

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Introduction

Natan Sznaider and Rainer Winter

Part I Theoretical Perspectives

Part II National Case Studies

Part III Transnational Processes

Part IV Epilogue

End Matter