Contemporary Readings in Globalization

ISBN-10: 1412944716

ISBN-13: 9781412944717

Edition: 2008

Authors: Scott R. Sernau

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This reader was developed to be used in numerous courses taught in sociology, anthropology, history, political science and global studies. This book will fit into any course that is focused on contemporary global issues. It is appropriate for an introductory course, as well as for upper-division special topics courses. This book can be used in numerous disciplines and in numerous courses. The readings have been selected from numerous well respected journals as well as from the popular press. The journal articles have been edited to make them more user friendly for the undergraduate student. The reader includes numerous articles from SAGE social science journals. This reader allows undergraduate students to read about the major topics in globalization in the words of the original authors. The reader includes a topic guide to help the instructor better integrate the material into their course and well-crafted section openers place each article in context for the student. This series of readings has been vetted by an Advisory Board of globalization instructors to ensure quality.
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Book details

List price: $42.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/11/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Scott Sernau is Associate Professor of Sociology at Indiana University, South Bend where he regularly teaches Social Inequality, International Inequalities, Sociology of the Family, Race and Ethnic Relations, Social Problems, Mexican Culture and Society, and Urban Society. He has received a number of teaching awards including the IUSB Distinguished Teaching Award and the IU Sylvia Bowman Award for distinguished teaching. He is editor of the ASA Teaching Resources Guide: Social Stratification Courses: Syllabi and Instructional Materials and his several previous books include Economies of Exclusion: Underclass Poverty and Labor Market Change in Mexico (Praeger).

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