Globalization: Social & Geographic Perspectives

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Choose at least two items from the list below.  I advise covering at least one text from the course reader (i.e., Ch. 12, 17, or 18), so that you have some analytical framework/concepts to apply to any cases (examples) you might discuss.

Ch. 12, “The Global Ecumene,” (Ulf Hannerz) pp. 105-115.

Ch. 17, “Strategic Inauthenticity,” (Timothy D. Taylor) pp.  151-155.

Video (stream):Yegelle Tezeta,” Mulatu Astatke (1974) and  “As We Enter,” Nas & Damian Marley (2010)

Recommended:

Ch. 18, “Commodity Chains and Marketing Strategies: Nike and the Global Athletic Footwear Industry,” (Miguel Korzeniewicz) pp. 163-172.

Recommended (audio-stream): “The World in a T-Shirt,” Special Series, All Things Considered, NPR, 4/28/2005.

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