Logo
Logo

Goldsmiths - University of London

Trajetórias de um chinelo: micro-cenas da globalização

Knowles, Caroline. 2014. Trajetórias de um chinelo: micro-cenas da globalização. Contemporânea - Revista de Sociologia da UFSCar, 4(2), ISSN 2236-532X [Article]

[img]
Preview
Text
235-473-1-SM.pdf

Download (173kB) | Preview

Abstract or Description

This paper chases a big issue – globalisation - through some small places: the (local) micro-scenes of the flip-flop trail. The paper suggests that globalisation is not as entrenched and robust as hegemonic accounts of globalisation insists: on the contrary it is fragile, shifting and context specific, generating multiple forms of uncertainty in the lives and landscapes it simultaneously sustains and undermines. The article is based on 6 years of ethnographic research following the trail of a pair of flips-flops from their extraction to their disposal.

Item Type: Article

Additional Information:

English title: Trajectories of a flip-flop: micro scenes of globalization

Keywords:

globalização frágil; trajetórias de um chinelo; precariedade global, fragile globalisation; flip-flop trail; global precarity.

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Sociology > Centre for Urban and Community Research (CUCR)

Dates:

DateEvent
2014Published

Item ID:

18164

Date Deposited:

04 May 2016 09:28

Last Modified:

07 Jul 2017 11:07

URI: http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/18164

View statistics for this item...

Edit Record Edit Record (login required)