Terms

Please know the following terms as we defined and discussed them in class. They will be important throughout the semester.

From Thursday, 4/2:

  • Free Trade
  • Fair Trade
  • Informal Economy
  • Flexible Labor
  • Precarious Employment

Notes from class discussion on Davis’s Planet of Slums can be found here: Davis Notes

 

Before Midterm:

From Thursday, 1/22:

  • Culture
  • Cultural Studies
  • Text
  • Agency
  • Ideology
  • Hegemony

From Tuesday, 2/3

  • Enculturation
  • Globalization
    • Economic, Political, and Cultural
  • Eurocentrism
  • Polycentrism
  • Contingency, Conjuncture, (Historical) Accident

From Tuesday, 2/10

  • Gap
  • Third World
  • Nation and Nationalism
  • Orient and Orientalism
  • Dialectic

From Tuesday, 2/17 and Thursday, 2/19

  • McDonaldization and its 4 Dimensions
  • glocalization and grobalization
  • Imagined World and the 5 Scapes
  • Global Media System
  • Neoliberalism
  • Neoimperalism

From Tuesday, 2/24

  • Accumulation by Dispossession
  • Privatization, Financialization, Management and Manipulation of Crises, and State Redistributions

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