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Mapping the Glocal Turn: Literature Streams, Scholarship Clusters and Debates

  title={Mapping the Glocal Turn: Literature Streams, Scholarship Clusters and Debates},
  author={Victor Roudometof},
  journal={Glocalism: Journal of Culture, Politics and Innovation},
  • Victor Roudometof
  • Published 1 December 2015
  • Sociology
  • Glocalism: Journal of Culture, Politics and Innovation
Based on a bibliographical survey, this article presents evidence of a silent glocal turn in 21st century academia. Several terms compete for describing the newfound situations of hybridity and fusion in the world, and glocalization is a new term that offers a high level of precision in comparison to other contenders. Three specific clusters of inter-disciplinary scholarship are identified as cutting edge areas of research: the study of consumer culture, the field of urban studies and the study… 
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