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    Conceptualizing glocal organization: from Rhizomes to E=MC squared

    Sullivan, Sian (2007) Conceptualizing glocal organization: from Rhizomes to E=MC squared. In: Kornprobst, M. and Pouliot, V. and Shah, N. and Zaiotti, R. (eds.) Metaphors of Globalisation: Mirrors, Magicians and Mutinies. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave MacMillan, pp. 149-166. ISBN 9780230522268.

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    Book synopsis: 'Global village'. 'Empire'. 'Global Marketplace'. 'Network Society'. These metaphors have become so deeply entrenched in discussions of globalization that it is impossible to understand the globalizing world without them. But, how specifically do these metaphors help us make sense of globalization? Metaphors of Globalization inquires into the power and politics of metaphors in the making of our globalizing era. By examining globalization via an analysis of metaphors, this groundbreaking volume sheds new light on an overlooked dimension of global politics, redresses outdated understandings and conceptualizations, and provides a critical analysis of existing approaches to the study of globalization. The contributors provides an interdisciplinary approach, with case studies in global finance, global governance, literary theory, political theory, anthropology and sociology.


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    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
    Depositing User: Dr Sian Sullivan
    Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2013 14:47
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:02

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