Framing the Global

Framing the Global : Entry Points for Research

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Framing the Global explores new and interdisciplinary approaches to the study of global issues. Essays are framed around the entry points or key concepts that have emerged in each contributor's engagement with global studies in the course of empirical research, offering a conceptual toolkit for global research in the 21st century.show more

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 25.4mm | 521.63g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 9 b&w illus.
  • 0253012961
  • 9780253012968
  • 1,465,435

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All in all this is an important, wide-ranging, and carefully produced overview of the current state of the field. * New Global Studies * [T]his text should be read not only by graduate students, but all scholars preparing to conduct global social science research. It provides reflections on many of the complex theoretical, ethical, and practical issues that inevitably arise along the way, but that researchers are often unprepared to encounter. . . . The importance of interdisciplinary scholarship providing clear insights about how global research questions are asked and answered is rendered even more significant by this well-curated collection. * International Social Science Review *show more

About Hilary E. Kahn

Hilary E. Kahn is Director of the Center for the Study of Global Change at Indiana University. She is author of Seeing and Being Seen: The Q'eqchi' Maya of Livingston, Guatemala, and Beyond.show more

Table of contents

Foreword / Saskia SassenPreface and AcknowledgmentsIntroduction / Hilary E. Kahn1. AFFECT-Making the Global through Care / Deirdre McKay2. DISPLACEMENT-Framing the Global Relationally / Faranak Miraftab3. FORMS-Art Institutions as Global Forms in India and Beyond: Cultural Production, Temporality, and Place / Manuela Ciotti4. FRAMES-Reframing Oceania: Lessons from Pacific Studies / Katerina Martina Teaiwa5. GENEALOGIES-Connecting Spaces in Historical Studies of the Global / Prakash Kumar6. LAND-Engaging with the Global: Perspectives on Land from Botswana / Anne Griffiths7. LOCATION-Film and Media Location: Toward a Dynamic and Scaled Sense of Global Place / Stephanie DeBoer8. MATERIALITY-Transnational Materiality / Zsuzsa Gille9. THE PARTICULAR-The Persistence of the Particular in the Global / Rachel Harvey10. RIGHTS-The Rise of Rights and Nonprofit Organizations in East African Societies / Alex Perullo11. RULES-Global Production and the Puzzle of Rules / Tim Bartley12. SCALE-Exploring the "Global `68" / Deborah Cohen and Lessie Jo Frazier13. SEASCAPE-The Chinese Atlantic /Sean Metzger14. SOVEREIGNTY-Crisis, Humanitarianism, and the Condition of Twenty-First-Century Sovereignty / Michael Mascarenhas ContributorsIndexshow more

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