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Analyzing the relationship between globalization and cultures is the core objective of this volume. In it leading experts track cultural trends in all regions of the world, covering issues ranging from the role of cultural difference in politics and governance to heritage conservation, artistic expression, and the cultural industries. The book also includes a data section that consolidates the recently commenced but still inchoate work of cultural indicators.

From Violence to Discourse: Conflict and Citizens' Radio Stations in Colombia
From violence to discourse: Conflict and citizens' radio stations in Colombia
ClemenciaRodriguez and AmparoCadavid1

The Colombia ninternal armedconflict isconsidered one of the worst in the world. Colombia's ‘multiple violences’ emerge from power struggles engendered by unequal access to material resources. More than half a century of continuous social and political violence has had a tremendous impact on Colombians' collective imaginaries and everyday cultural practices. The mixture of patron-client relationships; an absent, corrupt, or negligent state; and the presence of armed groups, have normalized a cultural fabric that privileges individual agency, perceives difference as something to be annihilated, and favors violent forms of conflict resolution. A network of 15 citizens' radio stations operating in a Colombian region ...

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