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Product Description: This book considers the history of Do It Yourself art, music and publishing, demonstrating how DIY strategies have transitioned from being marginal, to emergent, to embedded. Through secondary research, observation and original interviews, each chapter details the peak period of a city’s subcultural activity and assesses the contemporary situation since the post-subcultural period circa 1995 in order to address the impact of globalized culture in the wake of digital and internet technologies...read more

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9781138840751 | Routledge, May 3, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This book considers the history of Do It Yourself art, music and publishing, demonstrating how DIY strategies have transitioned from being marginal, to emergent, to embedded.

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Product Description: The current discourse of globalization is overwhelmingly centred upon the interconnectedness, or connectivity, of the contemporary world; to the great neglect of the issues of global culture and global consciousness. With contemporary worldwide culture increasingly characterized by such themes as astronomy, cosmology, space travel and exploration, there is an increasing disjuncture between academic concern with connectivity, on the one hand, and culture and consciousness of the place of planet earth in the cosmos as a whole, on the other...read more

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9781472423498 | Ashgate Pub Co, March 9, 2016, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: The current discourse of globalization is overwhelmingly centred upon the interconnectedness, or connectivity, of the contemporary world; to the great neglect of the issues of global culture and global consciousness.

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Product Description: Globalization is one of the most widely circulated, high-stakes buzzwords of the past generation; yet discussion of the topic is often encased in paradox and contention over what globalization is, to whom and where it may (or may not) apply, and to what effect...read more

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9781433129667 | 2 edition (Peter Lang Pub Inc, April 27, 2016), cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Globalization is one of the most widely circulated, high-stakes buzzwords of the past generation; yet discussion of the topic is often encased in paradox and contention over what globalization is, to whom and where it may (or may not) apply, and to what effect.

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9781433129650 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, April 27, 2016, cover price $42.95 | About this edition: Globalization is one of the most widely circulated, high-stakes buzzwords of the past generation; yet discussion of the topic is often encased in paradox and contention over what globalization is, to whom and where it may (or may not) apply, and to what effect.

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Product Description: Globalization can sometimes seem like an abstract concept, an unconscious aspect of our everyday existence. What impact does it have on the reality of our daily lives? How does it shape our experiences, perspectives and identities? Narratives of Globalization explores how a range of key ideas in the study of globalization are made manifest in the lives of people all over the world...read more
By Julian C. H. Lee (editor)

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9781783484423 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, October 23, 2015, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Globalization can sometimes seem like an abstract concept, an unconscious aspect of our everyday existence.

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9781783484430 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, October 16, 2015, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: The collection brings together established and emerging scholars from the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at Rmit University to reflect on the lived-experience of globalization.

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Product Description: The Synchronization of National Policies shows how it is possible that there is remarkable uniformity in the policies that the nation-states adopt, although there is no world government. Mainstream research attributes such global governance to the influence of leading countries, to functional requirements created by capitalism and technological development, or to international organizations...read more

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9780415815635 | Routledge, October 13, 2015, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: The Synchronization of National Policies shows how it is possible that there is remarkable uniformity in the policies that the nation-states adopt, although there is no world government.

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Product Description: This book questions the political logic of foregrounding cultural collectives in a world shaped by globalization and neoliberalization. Throughout the world, it is no longer only individuals, but increasingly collective "cultures" who are made responsible for their own regulation, welfare and enterprise...read more
By Kath Woodward (editor)

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9780415631273 | Routledge, November 20, 2012, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: This book questions the political logic of foregrounding cultural collectives in a world shaped by globalization and neoliberalization.

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9781138945647 | Routledge, July 16, 2015, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: This book questions the political logic of foregrounding cultural collectives in a world shaped by globalization and neoliberalization.

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Suave CIA agent Blackford Oakes returns to attempt to keep the Soviets from dividing Berlin with the infamous Berlin Wall, in a story of international intrigue, political machinations, and espionage set during the height of the Cold War

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9780385152341, titled "Story of Henri Tod" | Doubleday, January 1, 1984, cover price $14.95 | also contains Story of Henri Tod | About this edition: Suave CIA agent Blackford Oakes returns to attempt to keep the Soviets from dividing Berlin with the infamous Berlin Wall, in a story of international intrigue, political machinations, and espionage set during the height of the Cold War

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Product Description: The fully updated second edition of this lively and accessible book argues for the central role of media in understanding globalization. Indeed, Jack Lule convincingly shows that globalization could not have occurred without media...read more

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9781442244573 | 2 edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, July 1, 2015), cover price $85.00 | About this edition: The fully updated second edition of this lively and accessible book argues for the central role of media in understanding globalization.
9780742568358 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, November 15, 2011, cover price $92.00 | About this edition: This lively and accessible book argues for the central role of media in understanding globalization.
9780444111555, titled "Family Clans in the Middle Ages" | Elsevier Science Ltd, April 1, 1978, cover price $105.25 | also contains Family Clans in the Middle Ages

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9781442244580 | 2 edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, July 1, 2015), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The fully updated second edition of this lively and accessible book argues for the central role of media in understanding globalization.
9780742568365 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, November 10, 2011, cover price $31.00 | About this edition: This lively and accessible book argues for the central role of media in understanding globalization.

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Product Description: Global Cities, Local Streets: Everyday Diversity from New York to Shanghai, a cutting-edge text/ethnography, reports on the rapidly expanding field of global, urban studies through a unique pairing of six teams of urban researchers from around the world...read more

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9781138023925 | Routledge, July 23, 2015, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Global Cities, Local Streets: Everyday Diversity from New York to Shanghai, a cutting-edge text/ethnography, reports on the rapidly expanding field of global, urban studies through a unique pairing of six teams of urban researchers from around the world.

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9781138023932 | Routledge, July 14, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Global Cities, Local Streets: Everyday Diversity from New York to Shanghai, a cutting-edge text/ethnography, reports on the rapidly expanding field of global, urban studies through a unique pairing of six teams of urban researchers from around the world.

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Product Description: Balancing provocative criticism with clear explanations of complex ideas, this student-friendly introduction investigates the crucial role global entertainment media has played in the emergence of transitional capitalism.  Examines the influence of global entertainment media on the emergence of transnational capitalism, providing a framework for explaining and understanding world culture as part of changing class relations and media practices Uses action adventure movies to demonstrate the complex relationship between international media political economy, entertainment content, global culture, and cultural hegemony Draws on examples of public and community media in Venezuela and Latin America to illustrate the relations between government policies, media structures, public access to media, and media content Engagingly written with crisp and controversial commentary to both inform and entertain readers Includes student-friendly features such as fully-integrated call out boxes with definitions of terms and concepts, and lists and summaries of transnational entertainment media...read more

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9781118955437 | Blackwell Pub, April 20, 2015, cover price $97.95 | About this edition: Balancing provocative criticism with clear explanations of complex ideas, this student-friendly introduction investigates the crucial role global entertainment media has played in the emergence of transitional capitalism.

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9781118955444 | Blackwell Pub, April 20, 2015, cover price $51.95

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Product Description: Teachers in higher education are slowly accepting the fact that they have to become more professional in their approach to teaching, matching their professionalism in research. The notions of quality audit and teacher appraisal are new, and in their existing forms ill-founded, but they represent a challenge that teachers will have to face...read more

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9780415092890, titled "Rethinking University Teaching: A Framework for the Effective Use of Educational Technology" | Routledge, November 1, 1993, cover price $47.50 | also contains Rethinking University Teaching: A Framework for the Effective Use of Educational Technology | About this edition: Teachers in higher education are slowly accepting the fact that they have to become more professional in their approach to teaching, matching their professionalism in research.
9780415092968, titled "Developing Teachers Professionally: Reflections for Initial and In-Service Trainers" | Routledge, cover price $10.01 | also contains Developing Teachers Professionally: Reflections for Initial and In-Service Trainers | About this edition: The changes in the education system of England and Wales since 1988 have had enormous implications for lifelong teacher training.

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9780745690698 | Polity Pr, March 30, 2015, cover price $64.95
9780387700533, titled "Coronary Circulation in Physiological and Pathophysiological States" | Springer Verlag, May 1, 1991, cover price $69.00 | also contains Coronary Circulation in Physiological and Pathophysiological States
9780387700595, titled "Advances in Superconductivity II: Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Superconductivity, Iss 89 November 14-17, 1989, Tsukuba" | Springer Verlag, July 1, 1990, cover price $146.00 | also contains Advances in Superconductivity II: Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Superconductivity, Iss 89 November 14-17, 1989, Tsukuba

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9780745690704 | Polity Pr, March 30, 2015, cover price $22.95

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Product Description: Functioning successfully within different cultures can be a struggle for many professionals and, as the world changes, it’s become clear that working within other cultures, both domestic and international, requires competence in both identifying and transcending cultural boundaries...read more

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9781433819452 | 1 edition (Amer Psychological Assn, February 15, 2015), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Functioning successfully within different cultures can be a struggle for many professionals and, as the world changes, it’s become clear that working within other cultures, both domestic and international, requires competence in both identifying and transcending cultural boundaries.

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Product Description: A Vermeer painting shows a military officer in a Dutch sitting room, talking to a laughing girl. In another canvas, fruit spills from a blue and white porcelain bowl. Familiar images that captivate us with their beauty—but as Timothy Brook shows us, these intimate pictures actually give us a remarkable view of an expanding world...read more

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9781846681127 | Gardners Books, July 3, 2008, cover price $34.05 | About this edition: A Vermeer painting shows a military officer in a Dutch sitting room, talking to a laughing girl.
9780670067855 | Penguin Group Canada, January 10, 2008, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: In the hands of an award-winning historian, Vermeer’s dazzling paintings become windows that reveal how daily life and thought—from Delft to Beijing—were transformed in the seventeenth century, when the world first became global.
9781596914445 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, December 26, 2007, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Analyzes how the works of Vermeer reflect seventeenth-century life and the birth of globalization, in a historical study that identifies significant objects in key paintings while explaining how they also serve to document their time's growing web of trade throughout the world.

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9781596915992 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, December 23, 2008), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: In this critical darling Vermeer's captivating and enigmatic paintings become windows that reveal how daily life and thought-from Delft to Beijing--were transformed in the 17th century, when the world first became global.

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9781491586600 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, December 2, 2014), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: A Vermeer painting shows a military officer in a Dutch sitting room, talking to a laughing girl.

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Product Description: Travel connects people with people. It helps us fit more comfortably and compatibly into a shrinking world, and it inspires creative new solutions to persistent problems facing our nation. We can't understand our world without experiencing it...read more

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9781631210686, titled "Rick Steves Travel As a Political Act" | Revised edition (Avalon Travel Pub, November 4, 2014), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Travel connects people with people.
9781568584355 | Nation Books, May 4, 2009, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Travel connects people with people.

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Product Description: Change is the most significant factor of contemporary society and humanity s past. This book represents the first substantial attempt since the 1970s to synthesize and critique sociocultural change theories in anthropology and relate them to trends in the social and physical sciences...read more

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9781612058115 | Paradigm Pub, January 30, 2015, cover price $193.95 | About this edition: Change is the most significant factor of contemporary society and humanity s past.

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9781612058122 | Reprint edition (Routledge, November 1, 2014), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Change is the most significant factor of contemporary society and humanity s past.

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Product Description: For Harry Redner, the phrase “beyond civilization” refers to the new and unprecedented condition the world is now entering—specifically, the condition commonly known as globalization. Redner approaches globalization from the perspective of history and seeks to interpret it in relation to previous key stages of human development...read more

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9781412849715 | Transaction Pub, January 22, 2013, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: For Harry Redner, the phrase “beyond civilization” refers to the new and unprecedented condition the world is now entering—specifically, the condition commonly known as globalization.

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9781412854856 | Reprint edition (Transaction Pub, July 28, 2014), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: For Harry Redner, the phrase “beyond civilization” refers to the new and unprecedented condition the world is now entering—specifically, the condition commonly known as globalization.

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Product Description: Globalization is a dominant feature and force in the contemporary world, impacting all areas of business, economics, and society. This accessibly written overview of contemporary capitalism shows how the development of global supply chains, the global division of labour, and, in particular, the globalization of financial markets have become the drivers of this process, and assesses the consequences...read more

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9780199668236 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, July 29, 2014, cover price $98.00 | About this edition: Globalization is a dominant feature and force in the contemporary world, impacting all areas of business, economics, and society.

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9780199668243 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 29, 2014, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Globalization is a dominant feature and force in the contemporary world, impacting all areas of business, economics, and society.

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Product Description: The world is getting faster. This sentiment is proclaimed so often that it is taken for granted, rarely questioned or examined by those who celebrate the notion of an accelerated culture or by those who decry it. Sarah Sharma engages with that assumption in this sophisticated critical inquiry into the temporalities of everyday life...read more

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9780822354659 | Duke Univ Pr, February 7, 2014, cover price $84.95 | About this edition: The world is getting faster.

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9780822354772 | Duke Univ Pr, February 7, 2014, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: The world is getting faster.

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Product Description: Our interactive world can take a creative product, such as a Hollywood film, Bollywood song, or Latin American telenovela, and transform it into a source of cultural anxiety. What does this artwork say about the artist or the world she works in? How will these artworks evolve in the global market? Film, music, television, and the performing arts enter the same networks of exchange as other industries, and the anxiety they produce informs a fascinating area of study for art, culture, and global politics...read more

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9780231147187 | Columbia Univ Pr, November 15, 2010, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Our interactive world can take a creative product, such as a Hollywood film, Bollywood song, or Latin American telenovela, and transform it into a source of cultural anxiety.

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9780231147194 | Reprint edition (Columbia Univ Pr, February 1, 2014), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Our interactive world can take a creative product, such as a Hollywood film, Bollywood song, or Latin American telenovela, and transform it into a source of cultural anxiety.

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Product Description: The expedited globalised process of exchange and new forms of cultural production have transformed old established notions of identity, calling into question their conceptual foundations. This book explores the spatial and representational dimension of this phenomenon, by addressing how the reshaping of the key themes of place, architecture and memory are altering the nature, as well as, our understanding of identity...read more

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9780415622875 | Routledge, February 4, 2014, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: The expedited globalised process of exchange and new forms of cultural production have transformed old established notions of identity, calling into question their conceptual foundations.

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9780415622882 | Routledge, December 21, 2013, cover price $53.95 | About this edition: The expedited globalised process of exchange and new forms of cultural production have transformed old established notions of identity, calling into question their conceptual foundations.

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Product Description: This collection of essays, by scholars from various disciplines and regions of the world, discusses both the construction and deconstruction of identity in its engagement with culture, ethnicity, and nationhood. The authors explore the tension resulting from the desire to create a new cultural space for identities that are at once national, regional, linguistic, and religious, yet also attempt to encompass a political and geographic whole within designated areas...read more
By Gonul Pultar (editor) and Nur Yalman (foreword by)

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9780815633426 | Syracuse Univ Pr, December 10, 2013, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: This collection of essays, by scholars from various disciplines and regions of the world, discusses both the construction and deconstruction of identity in its engagement with culture, ethnicity, and nationhood.

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Product Description: What's the worst thing you can do to Shakespeare? The answer is simple: don't read him. To that end, Richard Burt and Julian Yates embark on a project of un/reading the Bard, turning the conventional challenges into a roadmap for textual analysis and a thorough reconsideration of the plays in light of their absorption into global culture...read more

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9781137270481 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 18, 2013, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: What's the worst thing you can do to Shakespeare?

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9781137270498 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 18, 2013, cover price $31.00 | About this edition: What's the worst thing you can do to Shakespeare?

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