Beyond Globalization: Making New Worlds in Media, Art, and by A. Aneesh,Lane Hall,Patrice Petro

By A. Aneesh,Lane Hall,Patrice Petro

Does dwelling in a globally networked society suggest that we're relocating towards a unmarried, homogenous international tradition? Or, are we headed for clashes among heart and outer edge, imperial and subaltern, Western and non-Western, First and 3rd international? The interdisciplinary essays in Beyond Globalization present us with one other possibility—that new media will result in new types of “worldmaking.”

This provocative quantity brings jointly the easiest new paintings of students inside of such diversified fields as background, sociology, anthropology, movie, media reviews, and paintings. no matter if studying the inauguration of a digital neighborhood at the site moment lifestyles or investigating the appropriation of biotechnology for transgenic paintings, this assortment highlights how mediated practices became vital to worldwide tradition; how social practices have emerged out of computer-related industries; how modern apocalyptic narratives mirror the anxieties of a U.S. tradition dealing with worldwide demanding situations; and the way layout, play, and know-how aid us comprehend the histories and ideals
behind the electronic architectures that mediate our daily actions.

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