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Globalization : a very short introduction

Author: Manfred B Steger
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Series: Very short introductions, 86.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rather than forcing such a complex social phenomenon into a single conceptual framework, Manfred Steger presents globalization in plain, readable English as a multifaceted process encompassing global, regional, and local aspects of social life.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Manfred B Steger
ISBN: 9780199662661 0199662665
OCLC Number: 821693298
Notes: Previous ed.: 2009.
"3rd ed. Fully Updated New Edition"--Sticker on cover.
Description: xviii, 151 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 18 cm.
Contents: 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, religious globalisms --
Global crises and the future of globalization.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 86.
Responsibility: Manfred B. Steger.
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