Cultural Politics in a Global Age

Pages: 448
Subject: Politics, Current Affairs
Imprint: Oneworld

Cultural Politics in a Global Age

Uncertainty, Solidarity, and Innovation

A compendium of prominent thinkers' answers to the question: 'What is the future of culture in the age of globalization?'
9781851685509 (25 Apr 2008)
RRP £19.99 / US$34.95

The Book

With contributions from Homi Bhabha, Kwame

Anthony Appiah, Will Hutton, Jürgen Habermas

and Amartya Sen, among others, this dazzling

compendium of some of the world's most

prominent and diverse thinkers examines the

question, ‘What is the future of culture in the

age of globalization?' These essays represent a

major theoretical and methodological challenge

to the social sciences, and question the nature of

globalization and the culture of change.

Additional Information

Subject Politics, Current Affairs
Pages 448
Imprint Oneworld

About the Author

Henrietta L. Moore is Professor of Social Anthropology and Director of the Culture and Globalization Programme, Centre for Global Governance at the London School of Economics. She is the author of a number of books, including The Subject of Anthropology, and The Future of Anthropological Knowledge.

David Held is Graham Wallas Professor of Political Science and co-Director of the Centre for the Study of Global Governance at the London School of Economics. He has edited, written and co-authored over a dozen books including A Globalizing World?, Models of Democracy, and Globalization and Anti-Globalization.


"This is a broad and authoritative book, which puts together philosophy, politics, economy and technology. Much more than a loose collection of articles, the book expresses a coherent point of view: cosmopolitan in outlook but attentive to local differences and specific cultural practices. Held and Moore have produced a benchmark book in the analysis of cultural politics." Richard Sennett - Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics and New York University. "This is a staggering collection of state-of-the art interventions by top-notch specialists and world-renowned scholarsA...A major contribution to interdisciplinary debates on contemporary culture, and a must for every thinking person." Rosi Braidotti, Distinguished Professor in the Humanities, Utrecht University