VIDEO LECTURE- Understanding Globalization
"Understanding Globalization: Unpeeling the Social History of Commodities", Fourth Biennial World Affairs Symposium, Keene State University, November 5, 2005
Using a multi-media presentation, Sut Jhally attempts to make the concept of "globalization" concrete. Using familiar objects (sneakers, coffee, diamonds, carpets) he traces the social history of these products and shows how everyone is implicated in the system of global production, distribution and consumption.
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