An Ethnography of Global Connection
by: Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing
Publication Date: 08/11/2004
Paperback: 344 pages
Published In: United States
Challenging the view that globalization signifies a 'clash' of cultures, this book here develops friction in its place as a metaphor for the conflicting social interactions that make up our contemporary world. It shows how creative cultural differences are in the grip of worldly encounter, and how it is overlooked in theories of the global.