Jan Nederveen Pieterse

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Jan Nederveen Pieterse "is Mellichamp Professor of global studies and sociology in the Global and International Studies Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He specializes in globalization, development studies and cultural studies. He currently focuses on new trends in twenty-first century globalization and the implications of economic crisis. He has been visiting professor in Brazil, China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sweden, and Thailand. He is an editor of Clarity Press and associate editor of Futures, Globalizations, Encounters, European Journal of Social Theory, Ethnicities, Third Text and Journal of Social Affairs." [1] CV

His website is http://www.jannederveenpieterse.com


  • Is there hope for Uncle Sam? Beyond the American Bubble (Zed, 2008)
  • Ethnicities and Global Multiculture: Pants for an Octopus (Rowman & Littlefield, 2007)
  • Globalization or Empire? (Routledge, 2004).
  • Global Mélange: Globalization and culture (Rowman & Littlefield, 2003).
  • Development Theory: Deconstructions/ Reconstructions (Sage, 2001).
  • White on Black: Images of Africa and blacks in western popular culture (Yale UP, 1992)
  • Empire and Emancipation: power and liberation on a world scale (Praeger, 1989; Pluto, 1990; 1990 Award of the Netherlands Society of Sciences).
  • Racism and Stereotyping for Beginners (Dutch, 1994)
  • Politics of Globalization (co-edited, Sage 2008)
  • Globalization and Social Movements (co-edited, Palgrave, 2001).
  • Global Futures: Shaping Globalization (edited, Zed, 2000)
  • Humanitarian Intervention and Beyond (edited, Macmillan/St Martin's, 1998)
  • The Decolonization of Imagination (co-edited, Oxford UP, 1997; Zed, 1995)
  • Emancipations Modern and Postmodern (edited, Sage, 1992)
  • Christianity and Hegemony (edited, Berg, 1992).

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  1. Home, Jan Nederveen Pieterse, accessed December 15, 2009.