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Globalization : a very short introduction

Author: Manfred B Steger
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Very short introductions.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Fully updated new edView all editions and formats
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"'Globalization' has become the buzz-word of our time - a term that describes a variety of changing economic, political, cultural, ideological, and environmental processes that are transforming our experience of the world, Fully updated for 2009, this Very Short Introduction provides an accessible exploration of both the causes and effects of globalization."--BOOK JACKET.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Manfred B Steger
ISBN: 9780199552269 0199552266
OCLC Number: 260204800
Notes: Previous ed.: 2003.
Description: 147 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 18 cm.
Contents: Preface to the second edition --
Globalization: a contested concept --
Globalization and history: is globalization a new phenomenon? --
The economic dimension of globalization --
The political dimension of globalization --
The cultural dimension of globalization --
The ecological dimension of globalization --
Ideologies of globalization: market, globalism, justice globalism, jihadist globalism --
Assessing the future of globalization.
Series Title: Very short introductions.
Responsibility: Manfred B. Steger.
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