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The Blackwell companion to globalization

Author: George Ritzer
Publisher: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2007.
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This companion features 35 original essays on the complexity of globalization and its diverse and sometimes conflicting effects. Written by top scholars in the field, it offers a nuanced and detailed  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blackwell companion to globalization.
Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2007
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Ritzer
ISBN: 1405132744 9781405132749
OCLC Number: 78072079
Description: xix, 731 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Globalization in hard times : contention in the academy and beyond / Anthony McGrew --
What is globalization? / Roland Robertson and Kathleen E. White --
The cultural construction of neoliberal globalization / Robert J. Antonio --
Globalization : the major players / George M. Thomas --
Globalization today / John Boli and Velina Petrova --
Theories of globalization / William I. Robinson --
Studying globalization : methodological issues / Salvatore Babones --
Cosmopolitanism : a critical theory for the twenty-first century / Ulrich Beck --
The end of globalization? : the implications of migration for state, society and economy / Subrahjit Guhathakurta, David Jacobson and Nicholas C. DelSordi --
Globalization and the agrarian world / Philip McMichael --
Globalization and the environment / Steve Yearley --
Cities and globalization / Michael Timberlake and Xiulian Ma --
The sociology of global organizations / Stewart Clegg and Chris Carter --
Economic globalization : corporations / Peter Dicken --
Outsourcing : globalization and beyond / George Ritzer and Craig Lair --
Globalization and consumer culture / Douglas J. Goodman --
Cultural globalization / John Tomlinson --
Globalization and ideology / Manfred B. Steger --
Media and globalization / Douglas Kellner and Clayton Pierce --
Globalization and information and communications technologies : the case of war / Howard Tumber and Frank Webster --
Political globalization / Gerard Delanty and Chris Rumford --
Globalisation and public policy / Tim Blackman --
Religion and globalization / Peter Beyer --
Globalization and higher education / Peter Manicas --
Sport and globalization / David L. Andrews and Andrew D. Grainger --
The fate of the local / Melissa L. Caldwell and Eriberto P. Lozada, Jr. --
Public health in a globalizing world : challenges and opportunities / Farnoosh Hashemian and Derek Yach --
Globalization and global inequalities : recent trends / Glenn Firebaugh and Brian Goesling --
World inequality in the twenty-first century : patterns and tendencies / Patricio Korzeniewicz and Timothy Patrick Moran --
Globalization and corruption / Carolyn Warner --
Globalization and sexuality / Kathryn Farr --
War in the era of economic globalization / Gerald Schneider --
Globalization and international terrorism / Gus Martin --
Resisting globalization / Richard Kahn and Douglas Kellner --
The futures of globalization / Bryan S. Turner.
Responsibility: edited by George Ritzer.
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"The stimulating essays in this remarkably comprehensive collection cover important global trends, present intriguing theoretical perspectives, and take sides in current debates on globalization. Read more...

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