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The globalization reader

Author: Frank J Lechner; John Boli
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008.
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This third edition of The Globalization Reader makes sense of globalization by conveying its complexity, importance, and contentiousness from diverse vantage points.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Globalization reader.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008
(OCoLC)752876238
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frank J Lechner; John Boli
ISBN: 9781405155533 1405155531 9781405155526 1405155523
OCLC Number: 122974159
Description: xvii, 501 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. I. Debating globalization. The hidden promise : liberty renewed / John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge --
How to judge globalism / Amartya Sen --
From the great transformation to the global free market / John Gray --
Jihad vs. McWorld / Benjamin Barber --
The clash of civilizations? / Samuel P. Huntington --
pt. II. Explaining globalization. The modern world-system as a capitalist world-economy / Immanuel Wallerstein --
Sociology of the global system / Leslie Sklair --
Realism and complex interdependence / Robert O. Keohane and Joseph S. Nye --
World society and the nation-state / John W. Meyer, John Boli, George M. Thomas, and Francisco O. Ramirez --
Globalization as a problem / Roland Robertson --
Disjuncture and difference in the global cultural economy / Arjun Appadurai --
The global ecumene / Ulf Hannerz --
pt. III. Experiencing globalization. How sushi went global / Theodore C. Bestor --
McDonald's in Hong Kong / James L. Watson --
Travelling beyond local cultures / Martin Albrow --
Strong states, strong teachers? / Bruce Fuller --
Strategic inauthenticity / Timothy D. Taylor --
pt. IV. Economic globalization. Commodity chains and marketing strategies : Nike and the global athletic footwear industry / Miguel Korzeniewicz --
The global economy : organization, governance, and development / Gary Gereffi --
Incensed about inequality / Martin Wolf --
Is globalization reducing poverty and inequality? / Robert Hunter Wade --
Beyond good intentions : corporate citizenship for a new century / Mary Robinson --
The case against 'corporate social responsibility' / David Henderson --
Globalism's discontents / Joseph E. Stiglitz --
pt. V. Political globalization I : the demise of the nation-state? The end of the nation state / Kenichi Ohmae --
The declining authority of states / Susan Strange --
Global organized crime / James H. Mittelman --
Has globalization gone too far? / Dani Rodrik --
Partisan politics in the global economy / Geoffrey Garrett --
pt. VI. Political globalization II : reorganizing the world. The emergence and transformation of the international women's movement / Nitza Berkovitch --
The evolution of debates over female genital cutting / Elizabeth Heger Boyle --
World culture in the world polity : a century of international non-governmental organization / John Boli and George M. Thomas --
Closing the corruption casino : the imperatives of a multilateral approach / Peter Eigen --
Power shift / Jessica T. Mathews --
The backlash against NGOs / Michael Bond --
pt. VII. Cultural globalization I : the role of media. Media and sovereignty : the global information revolution and Its challenge to state power / Monroe E. Price --
Peripheral vision / John Sinclair, Elizabeth Jacka, and Stuart Cunningham --
Cultural imperialism / John Tomlinson --
Bollywood versus Hollywood : battle of the dream factories / Heather Tyrrell --
Why Hollywood rules the world, and whether we should care / Tyler Cowen --
pt. VIII. Cultural Globalization II : the role of religions. Global fundamentalism / Frank J. Lechner --
Bin Laden and other thoroughly modern Muslims / Charles Kurzman --
The challenge of fundamentalism / Bassam Tibi --
Globalized Islam : the search for a new ummah / Olivier Roy --
Obedience versus autonomy : women and fundamentalism in Iran and Pakistan / Shahla Haeri --
The Christian revolution / Philip Jenkins --
Expanding world culture : Pentecostalism as a global movement / Frank J. Lechner and John Boli --
Globalizing Catholicism and the return to a "universal" church / José Casanova --
pt. IX. Changing world society : environmentalism and the globalization of social problems. From one earth to one world / World Commission on Environment and Development --
Rio Declaration on Environment and Development / UN Conference on Environment and Development --
Greenpeace and political globalism / Paul Wapner --
Environmental advocacy networks / Margaret E. Keck and Kathryn Sikkink --
The Amungme, Kamoro and Freeport : how indigenous Papuans have resisted the world's largest gold and copper mine / Abigail Abrash --
pt. X. Resisting globalization : critique and action. Counterhegemonic globalization : transnational social movements in the contemporary political economy / Peter Evans --
From global to local : beyond neoliberalism to the international of hope / Gustavo Esteva and Madhu Suri Prakash --
Counter-capitalism : globalisation's children strike back / James Harding --
Ecological balance in an era of globalization / Vandana Shiva --
Tomorrow begins today / Subcomandante Marcos --
Porto Alegre call for mobilization / World Social Forum --
A better world is possible! / International Forum on Globalization.
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