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Consumers And Citizens: Globalization and Multicultural Conflicts

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In Consumers and Citizens, Nestor Garcia Canclini, the best-known and most innovative cultural studies scholar in Latin America, maps the critical effects of urban sprawl and global media and commodity markets on citizens and shows that the complex results mean not only a shrinkage of certain traditional rights (particularly those of the welfare or client state), but also ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published March 20th 2001 by Univ Of Minnesota Press (first published January 1st 2001)
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Eliana Rivero
Oct 31, 2013 Eliana Rivero rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Mi review más largo D:

Básicamente va así: García Canclini cree que en América Latina no hay buenas políticas culturales, además de que mucho de lo que se hace acá se queda acá (quiero decir, en este continente). Aparte, no debemos estar en contra de la globalización, sino hacer que los intercambios comunicacionales y de bienes se expandan. Que sea la misma proporción de libros que se manden de América Latina a España y así, por ejemplo (cuestiones comprobadas y con estadísticas y eso). Que no te
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Geoffrey Fox
La globalización mediante la explosión de comunicación electrónica y de otros medios (video, t.v. cable, etc.) no produce la homogeneización sino una diferenciación globalizada, en que los individuos se relacionan globalmente por sus afinidades en el consumo (tipo de música o de cine, estilo de ropa, etc.) más que por su localidad. Es un ensayo inteligente que estimula la reflexión.
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Néstor García Canclini (Argentina, 1939) es Doctor en Filosofía por las universidades de París y de La Plata. Ha sido profesor en las universidades de Austin, Duke, Stanford, Barcelona, Buenos Aires y São Paulo. Recibió la Beca Guggenheim, el Premio Ensayo Casa de las Américas en reconocimiento a Culturas populares en el capitalismo y el Book Award de la Asociación de Estudios Latinoamericanos por ...more
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