Tag Archives: globalisation

Globalisation, textbooks and teaching

The Antipode open site have published a review symposium focusing on Matthew Sparke’s book Introducing Globalization: Ties, Tensions and Uneven Integration. There are four reviews and a response from the author. The reviews are by Stephen Young, Jamey Essex, Farhang … Continue reading


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Flip-Flop: A Journey Through Globalisation’s Backroads

Caroline Knowles’ new book Flip-Flop: A Journey Through Globalisation’s Backroads is soon to be published by Pluto Books. I’ve used one of Caroline’s articles on this topic to explore the relations between fashion and globalisation. The book looks like it … Continue reading

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K-Pop and globalisation

Another piece on popular music has been published in Berfrois. This piece is about K-pop, or Korean pop music, in relation to globalisation, simulation and genre. The piece opens with some discussion of the movement of musical forms between national … Continue reading

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Sloterdijk’s Moment: my review of Peter Sloterdijk’s Bubbles

My review of Peter Sloterdijk’s recently translated book Bubbles has just been published in Berfrois. The book is the first to be translated from his spheres trilogy. Here’s a link to the article, which I’ve called ‘Sloterdijk’s Moment‘.

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The globalisation of snooker

I’ve been watching the world snooker championship over the last couple of weeks. There has been a lot of talk about the changes that have been made to professional snooker over the last two years. This has been a bit … Continue reading

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