Conceptualizing Cultural Hybridization: A Transdisciplinary by Philipp W. Stockhammer (auth.), Philipp Wolfgang Stockhammer

By Philipp W. Stockhammer (auth.), Philipp Wolfgang Stockhammer (eds.)

Within the context of globalization, cultural variations are more and more analyzed as hybridization methods. Hybridity itself, besides the fact that, is usually taken care of as a particularly post-colonial phenomenon. The individuals during this quantity think the historicity of transcultural flows and entanglements; they give thought to the ensuing transformative powers to be a simple function of cultural switch. via juxtaposing diverse notions of hybridization and particular methodologies, as they seem within the a number of disciplines, this volume’s layout is transdisciplinary. every one writer provides a disciplinary suggestion of hybridization and indicates the way it operates in particular case experiences. the purpose is to generate a transdisciplinary belief of hybridity that paves the best way for a much wider program of this important concept

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Nobody in such places would assume that mobile phones are less relevant or inferior to mobile phones in developed countries. P. Hahn Thus, the notion of “bricolage” previously mentioned is closely connected to hybridity and takes into account the improvised character of the intentional changes in contexts and usages. There is a new use of the mobile phone which gives even stronger evidence of its provocative character. Currently mobile phones are used as remote control units and triggers for improvised explosive devices in Iraq and Afghanistan (Freudenrich 2010).

On the one hand such goods are generally seen as important factors in globalization as such (Elwert 2000; Applbaum 2000). On the other hand, they already sparked debates very early on about the open and unpredictable character of their global diffusion (Kohl 2001). In order to understand the consequences of globalization for cultural images of self and other, the foregoing will be followed by a discussion of the implications of the new concepts of culture. Cultural appropriation and hybridization cannot be adequately explained in a simple framework of cultural mixtures, diversity or “global melange” (Nederveen Pieterse 2003).

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