Alternative Visions

Full Title Alternative Visions
ISBN 0847687686
ISBN13 9780847687688
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Authors Fred Dallmayr

Globalization is often seen as a process of universal standardization under the auspices of market economics, technology, and hegemonic power. Resisting this process without endorsing parochial self-enclosure, Fred Dallmayr explores alternative visions that are rooted in distinct vernacular traditions and facilitate cross-cultural learning in an open-ended global arena. Dallmayr charts a 'grassroots' approach to the global village, an approach that relies on ethical and religious traditions and popular beliefs as launching pads for cross-cultural learning, dialogue, and self-transformation. Truly interdisciplinary in nature, Alternative Visions combines general philosophy, the philosophy of religion, and political, cultural, and post-colonial theory. It is an important book for students and scholars in all of these areas of study.

Dimensions 0.72 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 6.00 (d)
Subjects Multiculturalism
Ethnic & Race Relations - General
Language & Linguistics
Communications - General & Miscellaneous
Philosophy - General & Miscellaneous
Civilization - General & Miscellaneous


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