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Geographies of Globalization A Critical Introduction

ISBN-10: 1405110910
ISBN-13: 9781405110914
Edition: 2009
Authors: HEROD, Andrew Herod
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Book details

List price: $52.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/2/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.528
Language: English

Challenging such neoliberal assumptions as the 'death of distance' and suggestions that geography no longer matters within a shrinking globe, 'Geographies of Globalization' is a critical introduction to the concepts and realities surrounding what has become the leitmotif of our contemporary world.

Andrew Herod is Professor of Geography, Adjunct Professor of International Affairs, and Adjunct Professor of Anthropology, at the University of Georgia, USA. He has written widely on issues of globalization and labour politics. His books include The Dirty Work of Neoliberalism: Cleaners in the Global Economy (with Luis Aguiar) (Blackwell, 2006), Geographies of Power: Placing Scale (with Melissa Wright) (Blackwell, 2002), Labor Geographies: Workers and the Landscapes of Capitalism (2001), Organizing the Landscape: Geographical Perspectives on Labor Unionism (1998), and An Unruly World? Globalization, Governance and Geography (with Gear#243;id #211; Tuathail, and Susan Roberts) (1998). He is also an elected official, being a member of the government of Athens-Clarke County, Georgia.

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
A Note on Terminology, Naming, and the Calculation of Historical Monetary Values
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
Envisioning Global Visions
Interpreting Globalization
Talking Globalization
Globalizing Empires
Manufacturing Globalization
Governing Globalization
Globalizing Labor
Conclusion
References
Index

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