Global America?The Cultural Consequences of Globalization

Global America?The Cultural Consequences of Globalization

Ulrich Beck, Nathan Sznaider, and Rainer Winter

Print publication date: 2013

ISBN: 9780853239185

Publisher: Liverpool University Press

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.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Natan Sznaider and Rainer Winter

Part I Theoretical Perspectives

Part II National Case Studies

Part III Transnational Processes

Part IV Epilogue

End Matter