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Global Ethnography: Forces, Connections, and Imaginations in a Postmodern World

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In this follow-up to the highly successful Ethnography Unbound, Michael Burawoy and nine colleagues break the bounds of conventional sociology, to explore the mutual shaping of local struggles and global forces. In contrast to the lofty debates between radical theorists, these nine studies excavate the dynamics and histories of globalization by extending out from the concr ...more
Paperback, 408 pages
Published October 1st 2000 by University of California Press (first published September 1st 2000)
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Cool concept (a collection of global ethnographic case studies conducted by a graduate cohort), but I was only interested in a few of the case studies. I liked the intro and the chapter on Brazilian feminism the most.
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Michael Burawoy has been a participant observer of industrial workplaces in four countries: Zambia, United States, Hungary and Russia. In his different projects he has tried to illuminate -- from the standpoint of the working class -- postcolonialism, the organization of consent to capitalism, the peculiar forms of class consciousness and work organization in state socialism, and, finally, the dil ...more
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