Edition: 2003 (Revised)
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Description: 'Globalization' has become the buzz-word of our time. A growing number of scholars and political activists have invoked the term to describe a variety of changing economic, political, cultural, ideological, and environmental processes that are alleged to have accelerated in the last few decades. Rather than forcing such a complex social phenomenon into a single conceptual framework, Manfred Steger presents globalization in plain, readable English as a multifaceted processencompassing global, regional, and local aspects of social life. In addition to explaining the various dimensions of globalization, the author explores whether globalization should be considered a 'good' or 'bad' thing - a question that has been hotly debated in classrooms, boardrooms, and on thestreets.
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List price: $11.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/19/2003
Size: 4.25" wide x 6.75" long x 0.25" tall
|List of illustrations|
|List of maps|
|Globalization: a contested concept|
|Is globalization a new phenomenon?|
|The economic dimension of globalization|
|The political dimension of globalization|
|The cultural dimension of globalization|
|The ideological dimension of globalization|
|Challenges to globalism|
|Assessing the future of globalization|