Global Nomads: Techno and New Age as Transnational Countercultures in Ibiza and Goa

Global Nomads: Techno and New Age as Transnational Countercultures in Ibiza and Goa

Anthony D'Andrea

Global Nomads provides a distinct creation to the globalization of countercultures, an issue principally unknown in and out of doors academia. Anthony D’Andrea examines the social lifetime of cellular expatriates who reside inside an international circuit of countercultural perform and overseas tourism in paradoxical paradises.

Based on nomadic fieldwork throughout Spain and India, the examine analyzes how and why those post-metropolitan matters reject their homelands which will form an alternate way of life. They develop into artists, therapists, unique investors and bohemian employees looking to combine hard work, mobility and spirituality inside a worldly tradition of expressive individualism. those countercultural formations, although, spread below neo-liberal regimes that search to acceptable utopian areas, practices and imaginaries as commodities for tourism, leisure and media intake.

In order to appreciate the new different types of way of life, identification and subjectivity present in those countercultural circuits, international Nomads develops a discussion among worldwide and important studies. D'Andrea introduces the concept that of 'neo-nomadism', a clean outlook on mobility that contributes to overcome a number of the shortcomings in globalization studies.

This e-book is an important reference for researchers and scholars of Sociology, Anthropology of Globalization, Cultural Studies, as good as Tourism and Migration Studies.

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