Religion and globalisation

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Nanda (Economic)
Examines rise of 'ultra-nationalism' Hinduism in Indian MC. stems from having wealth, but not being able to be materialistic. Modern holy men preach that desire motivates people to do good, new religion legitimates India's success in global market
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Redding (Economic)
Post Confucian values encourage hard work and discipline in East Asia. This work ethic led to the increase in economic productivity and rise in capitalism.
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Giddens (fundamentalists)
See fundamentalists as wanting to return to the basic of their faith. He sees these groups as a reaction to globalisation, it undermines traditional values. compares these to cosmopolitanism-they see life as a choice, not to be dictated by religion
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Castells (fundamentalists)
Sees religion forming two identities from globalisation: 1)Resistant identity- defensive, feel threatened, fundamentalists. 2) Project identity- engaging the social movements
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Beckford (CRIT)
Critical of Giddens and Castells. Argues they ignore hybrid movements. They distinguish sharply between fundamentalists and cosmopolitanism.
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Bruce (Cultural defence)
Religion symbolises groups collective identity. E.G. 1945, Poland, Soviet Union introduced communist rule, Catholic Church didn't challenge it, but supported trade union. This brought the fall of communism. Religion enforces collective identity
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Huntington (Clash of Civilisations)
He identifies 7 civilisations. Globalisation has led to increase contact between them, making it easier to raise old problems between them. Argues religion has also made nation states less important, religion has replaced the importance.
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Woolwhich murder (Clash of Civilisations)
This was conflict between Islamic and Western civilisations. 2 Islamic youths murdered a British solider. They used modern technology- smart phones- to try to get their point across. They wanted to get Western civilisation out of Iraq
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Casanova (CRIT)
Argues that Huntington ignores divisions between the civilisations, for example the Sunni & Shi'a in Islam (one of the civilisations)
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Post Confucian values encourage hard work and discipline in East Asia. This work ethic led to the increase in economic productivity and rise in capitalism.

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Redding (Economic)

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See fundamentalists as wanting to return to the basic of their faith. He sees these groups as a reaction to globalisation, it undermines traditional values. compares these to cosmopolitanism-they see life as a choice, not to be dictated by religion

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Sees religion forming two identities from globalisation: 1)Resistant identity- defensive, feel threatened, fundamentalists. 2) Project identity- engaging the social movements

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Critical of Giddens and Castells. Argues they ignore hybrid movements. They distinguish sharply between fundamentalists and cosmopolitanism.

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