Encyclopedia of Global Studies by Helmut K. Anheier (ed.), Mark Juergensmeyer (ed.), Victor

By Helmut K. Anheier (ed.), Mark Juergensmeyer (ed.), Victor Faessel (ed.)

Presents a reference paintings for the rising box of worldwide stories, overlaying either transnational themes and highbrow ways to the research of worldwide issues.

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Gandhi may have been a better movie had it been directed by a more subtle and inventive filmmaker. , 5 Sidney Lumet’s The Verdict, and Sydney Pollack’s comedy, Tootsie. Pollack’s Tootsie, for example, was accomplished on every level, but it lacked the noble intent and “important” theme that Gandhi possessed. It was praised by the New York Times critic Vincent Canby, who described the film as having the quality of an important news event. Although he also faulted it for its earnestness, Canby thought that the film succeeded in reminding the audience about the existence of exceptional people, people who were able to rise above the profit motive that paradoxically motivated many of the moviemakers themselves.

But most scholars accept the notion that, although the current age is more global than ever before, transnational and global phenomena have always been a feature of the world’s physical, social, and cultural life. For this reason, they analyze transnational phenomena utilizing established approaches in the social sciences and humanities. In that sense, the field of global studies is interdisciplinary. It includes the work of disparate scholars over the decades who have attempted to understand the interconnected relationships among societies, polities, economies, and cultural systems on a global scale.

S. Supreme Court found in favor of a federal ban on the technique. S. experience with abortion to that of Germany, scholars locate the differences in disagreements over abortion within the larger question of the role of the welfare state and the differing role of the media in each society. Researchers argue that the ongoing requirement that a woman’s abortion decision be approved by two physicians rather than be solely at the discretion of the pregnant woman may diffuse some of the tension over abortion in the United Kingdom.

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