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  1. Globalization from Below

    The World's Other Economy

    Edited by Gordon Mathews, Gustavo Lins Ribeiro, Carlos Alba Vega

    This book explores globalization as actually experienced by most of the world’s people, buying goods from street vendors brought by traders moving past borders and across continents under the radar of the law. The dimensions and practices of ‘globalization from below’ are depicted and analyzed in...

    Published July 30th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Hong Kong, China

    Learning to belong to a nation

    By Gordon Mathews, Eric Ma, Tai-Lok Lui

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The idea of ‘national identity’ is an ambiguous one for Hong Kong. Returned to the national embrace of China on 1 July 1997 after 150 years as a British colony, the concept of national identity and what it means to "belong to a nation" is a matter of great tension and contestation in Hong...

    Published July 20th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Japan's Changing Generations

    Are Young People Creating a New Society?

    Edited by Gordon Mathews, Bruce White

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    Japan's Changing Generations argues that 'the generation gap' in Japan is something more than young people resisting the adult social order before entering and conforming to that order. Rather, it signifies something more fundamental: the emergence of a new Japan, which may be quite different...

    Published March 27th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Global Culture/Individual Identity

    Searching for Home in the Cultural Supermarket

    By Gordon Mathews

    Most people still think of themselves as belonging to a particular culture. Yet today, many of us who live in affluent societies choose aspects of our lives from a global cultural supermarket, whether in terms of food, the arts or spiritual beliefs. So if roots are becoming simply one more consumer...

    Published March 9th 2000 by Routledge

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