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" A social process in which the constraints of geography on social and cultural arrangements recede and in which people become increasingly aware that they are receding. "
Nationalism, Globalization, and Orthodoxy: The Social Origins of Ethnic ... - Page 4
by Victor Roudometof - 2001 - 304 pages
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Global Media Spectacle: News War over Hong Kong

Chin-Chuan Lee, Joseph Man Chan, Zhongdang Pan, Clement Y K So - 2012 - 270 pages
...shaped by events occurring many miles away and vice versa." Waters (1995: 3) defines globalization as "a social process in which the constraints of geography...become increasingly aware that they are receding." Globalization and localization are a pair of conceptual opposites that at the same time imply each...
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Sociology Australia

Judith Bessant, Rob Watts - 2002 - 456 pages
...specific and useful is a definition like Waters' (1997: 3), when he writes that globalisation is ... a social process in which the constraints of geography...which people become increasingly aware that they are recedingf?] Here Waters is emphasising the cultural effects of increasing exposure to global advertising...
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Rethinking Anti-racisms: From Theory to Practice

Floya Anthias, Cathie Lloyd - 2002 - 211 pages
...change signalled by the globalisation debate. Waters, in his useful book Globalisation, defines it as 'A social process in which the constraints of geography...in which people become increasingly aware that they arc receding' (1995: 3). Whilst ethnic and other fundamentalisms have been seen as a reaction/contradiction...
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Wild Politics: Feminism, Globalisation, Bio/diversity

Susan Hawthorne - 2002 - 462 pages
...interdependence which is portrayed as "good for everyone". Malcolm Waters defines globalisation as a "social process in which the constraints of geography on social and cultural arrangements recede" (1995: 3). This is an interesting definition, but Waters does not highlight the aspect of his definition...
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Religion in a Secularizing Society: The Europeans' Religion at the End of ...

Loek Halman, Ole Riis - 2003 - 230 pages
...global identity and global mentality is growing. Following Waters, globalization can be defined as: 'A social process in which the constraints of geography...increasingly aware that they are receding' (Waters, 1995: 3). From such understandings, it is obvious that scale is a key dimension. It is assumed that people no...
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Media in a Globalized Society

Stig Hjarvard - 2003 - 291 pages
...recognizes the importance of a change in people's awareness: We can therefore define globalization as: A social process in which the constraints of geography...increasingly aware that they are receding (Waters 1995: 3; emphasis in original). 24 Globalization is more than a matter of objective changes in society, the...
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Escaping the Global Village: Media, Language, and Protest

Niamh Hourigan - 2004 - 205 pages
...implied the universal i/.at ion of the processes they explain. (1995, 1) Waters defines globalization as "a social process in which the constraints of geography...become increasingly aware that they are receding" (1995, 3). In terms of spatial patterns of global change, the growing power of minority language communities...
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Aquatic Biodiversity: A Celebratory Volume in Honour of Henri J. Dumont

Henri J. Dumont - 2003 - 344 pages
...humanity exists within but as only one part of a larger life system. Globalisation can be defined as "a social process in which the constraints of geography...become increasingly aware that they are receding" tWaters. 1996 in Germain. 2000a). although there are critics of this definition tGermain. 2000b). The...
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Earth Circles: Baháʼí Perspectives on Global Issues

Michael Fitzgerald - 2003 - 187 pages
...highlights changes in the influence of space on society: We can therefore define globalization as: A social process in which the constraints of geography...become increasingly aware that they are receding. l3 Finally, Anthony Giddens's approach focuses on globalization as an interactive or dialectical process:...
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Speaking in Queer Tongues: Globalization and Gay Language

William Leap, Tom Boellstorff - 2004 - 288 pages
...sometimes at cross purposes. We agree with Waters's view that globalization can be roughly denned as "a social process in which the constraints of geography...become increasingly aware that they are receding" (1996, 3). Although circuits of migration, trade, and colonialism have linked the globe for millennia,...
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