Globaloney Unraveling the Myths of Globalization

ISBN-10: 0742536599

ISBN-13: 9780742536593

Edition: N/A

Authors: Michael Veseth

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What's the truth about globalization . . . and what's just globaloney? Michael Veseth believes that much of what students understand about globalization is really globaloney-bombast built on a few vivid images and exceptional cases that distort more tha
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Book details

List price: $33.00
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/9/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

Introduction
If the devil is in the details, as is often said, then why is the rhetoric of globalization built on such skimpy facts?
How Globaloney came to be written
The Globaloney Syndrome
How Clare Boothe Luce and Henry A
Wallace started the globaloney debate
Blame It All on Adam Smith
Did the Father of Economics invent the rhetoric of globaloney?
Michael Jordan and NBA Global Fever
Is Michael Jordan the human face of postmodern antiglobalism?
What basketball does and doesn't teach us about globalization
The Beautiful Game and the American Exception
Soccer is the global game
Why isn't it also America's game?
What does this mean for the argument that globalization is merely Americanization?
Globalization as McWorld
What can McDonald's really tell us about globalization?
Globalization versus Terroir
Does globalization homogenize products and tastes-a race to cultural mediocrity?
The view from the vineyard
Grassroots Globaloney
Can the grass roots resist globalization?
Can culture be preserved?
An Italian snail and some American rags suggest an unlikely answer
Globalization and the French Exception
Why do the French hate globalization so?
What would French globalization look like?
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