Globalization, Power and Survival: an Anthropological Perspective

  title={Globalization, Power and Survival: an Anthropological Perspective},
  author={Marc Ab{\'e}l{\`e}s},
  journal={Anthropological Quarterly},
  pages={483 - 508}
We are accustomed to emphasizing the economic aspects of globalization and it is true that globalization corresponds to a displacement from a primarily industry-based economy to one where working on concepts plays a major role and where trade growth is tied in with financial deregulation and the new approaches this implies in terms of the circulation of capital. It is possible, though, that we have given insufficient weight to the fact that globalization is first and foremost a cultural… Expand
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