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The Resource Seeing culture everywhere : from genocide to consumer habits, Joana Breidenbach and Pál Nyíri

Seeing culture everywhere : from genocide to consumer habits, Joana Breidenbach and Pál Nyíri

Label
Seeing culture everywhere : from genocide to consumer habits
Title
Seeing culture everywhere
Title remainder
from genocide to consumer habits
Statement of responsibility
Joana Breidenbach and Pál Nyíri
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Today's world is shaped by an obsession with cultural difference that penetrates everyday life and matters of state in unprecedented ways. Culture and cultural difference are commonly used to explain everything that's in the news, from wars to economic development and consumer behavior. This fuels the belief that our world is shaped by clashing cultures, a view that is counterproductive when it assumes falsely that culture is a timeless container that traps nations and ethnic groups. This work challenges the misguided and dangerous global obsession with cultural difference and directly critiques the popular notion that world affairs are determined by essential civilizations with immutable and conflicting cultures. The book offers an alternative view of a world in which cultural mixing, not isolation, is the norm, but where several historical trends have come together at the beginning of the twenty first century to produce the current wave of "culture think." Brimming with concrete examples that move from genocide in Rwanda to schools in Berlin, from the Chrysler boardroom to the war in Iraq, it contemplates how ethnic identity can be mobilized in the service of all kinds of goals, violent or nonviolent, laudable or despicable, and the unintended effects such mobilization invariably produces. The authors suggest ways to remain sensitive to the cultural impacts of policies and decisions without falling into the traps of determinism, essentialism, and misrepresentation
Cataloging source
E7B
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Breidenbach, Joana
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Nyíri, Pál
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  • Ethnic conflict
  • Ethnic conflict
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
  • Violence
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Ethnic conflict
  • Ethnic conflict
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
  • Violence
  • Ethnizität
  • Kulturkonflikt
  • Multikulturelle Gesellschaft
  • Stereotyp
  • Gewalt
  • Prävention
  • Ethnizität
  • Konflikt
  • Gewalt
  • Prävention
  • Vorurteil
  • Ethnic conflict
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
  • Ethnic conflict -- Prevention
  • Violence -- Prevention
  • Ethnic conflict
  • Violence
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
Label
Seeing culture everywhere : from genocide to consumer habits, Joana Breidenbach and Pál Nyíri
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 364-398) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Clashing civilizations
  • Culture
  • Culturalizing violence
  • The challenge of multiculturalism
  • Protecting "indigenous culture"
  • The age of "cultural competence"
  • Conclusion : the ethnographic approach
Control code
ocn742517275
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 416 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780295802022
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvct9hqq
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)742517275
Label
Seeing culture everywhere : from genocide to consumer habits, Joana Breidenbach and Pál Nyíri
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 364-398) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Clashing civilizations
  • Culture
  • Culturalizing violence
  • The challenge of multiculturalism
  • Protecting "indigenous culture"
  • The age of "cultural competence"
  • Conclusion : the ethnographic approach
Control code
ocn742517275
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 416 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780295802022
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvct9hqq
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)742517275

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