East-West Identities

East-West Identities

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While the economic forces shaping globalization are powerful and seemingly getting stronger, they are not immutable, nor are their effects predictable or necessarily overwhelming. Contributors to this book are optimistic that the socio-cultural formations of the future, such as cultural hybridity and cosmopolitanism, will be a viable option for constructing new or renewed global communities of migrants around the world. It is with these tools that migrants are best equipped to navigate the raging torrents of globalization in the new millennium of a post-postmodern era. Globalization brings with it a fear, a sense of loss and demise. It also brings with it a new sense of opportunity and hope. It is in this spirit that this book should be read.... admitted that the idea to combine high comedy, high tragedy and song and dance in that A€lm was deeply inAuenced by popular Hindi, or Bollywood, ... However, nagging questions remain about who has given and taken what, what has been the result of such give and take within the existing industrial framework, and what the implications of the answers to 78 georgette wang and emilie yueh- yu yeh.

Title:East-West Identities
Author:Kwok B. Chan, Jan W. Walls, David Hayward
Publisher:BRILL - 2007


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