TITLE

„Global Flows and Local Cultures“. Über die Rekonfiguration sozialer Räume im Globalisierungsprozeß

AUTHOR(S)
Berking, Helmuth
PUB. DATE
July 1998
SOURCE
Berliner Journal für Soziologie;1998, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p381
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Whatever else the meaning of „globalization“ might be, the process in question refers first of all to an overall change of socio-spatial scales. Given the fact that spatial scales and territorially bounded social entities are highly interdependent, this article aims at analysing those processes of socio-spatial reconfigurations, by which new forms of inter-connectedness and place related localities are being produced. Therefore the common notion to depict globalization as an ongoing process of deterritorialization serves as a critical point of departure to emphasize the dynamics of re-territorialization as the „frames“ which via re-embedding reshape both: global flows and local cultures. The question then, why and how, especially under global conditions, place matters, is the leitmotiv of the paper.
ACCESSION #
27082488

 

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