Grassroots Globalization and the Research Imagination

  title={Grassroots Globalization and the Research Imagination},
  author={Arjun Appadurai},
lobalization is certainly a source of anxiety in the U.S. academic world. And the sources of this anxiety are many: Social scientists (especially economists) worry about whether markets and deregulation produce greater wealth at the price of increased inequality. Political scientists worry that their field might vanish along with their favorite object, the nation-state, if globalization truly creates a “world without borders.” Cultural theorists, especially cultural Marxists, worry that in… CONTINUE READING


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