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Globalization : the transformation of social worlds

Author: D Stanley Eitzen; Maxine Baca Zinn
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Thomson Wadsworth, ©2006.
Series: Wadsworth sociology reader series.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: D Stanley Eitzen; Maxine Baca Zinn
ISBN: 0534624332 9780534624330
OCLC Number: 62077077
Description: viii, 360 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Globalization : an introduction --
Dimensions of globalization --
Debating globalization --
Economic globalization --
Political globalization --
Cultural globalization --
Social arrangements : gender and family --
The globalization of terror --
The globalization of social problems --
Changing global structures. Globalization / Anthony Giddens --
Opening scene: The world is ten years old / Thomas L. Friedman --
Globalization opens door to new dangers / Daniel Yergin --
Globalization and its specter / Jeremy Brecher, Tim Costello, and Brendan Smith --
Heavy traffic: International migration in an era of globalization / Susan F. Martin --
Dimensions of globalization / D. Stanley Eitzen --
Globalization: Wonder land or waste land? / Murray Weidenbaum --
The uncertainty of digital politics: Democracy's uneasy relationship with information technology / Benjamin R. Barber --
Free markets and poverty / Christian Weller and Adam Hersh --
NAFTA at 10: Where do we go from here? / Jeff Faux --
The ABCs of the global economy / The Dollars and Sense Collective --
Maytag moves to Mexico / David Moberg --
The sweat behind the shirt: The labor history of a Gap sweatshirt / Jesse Gordon and Knickerbocker Designs --
Undercover in a chicken factory / Steve Striffler --
Making a killing: The myth of capital's good intentions / Ted C. Fishman --
Who rules the world? / James Petras --
Globalism's discontents / Joseph E. Stiglitz --
Navigating the ethics of globalization / Peter Singer --
A plan for global security / Fareed Zakaria --
Global culture: Sameness or difference? / Manfred B. Steger --
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ally McBeal, and arranged marriages: Globalization on the ground in India / Steve Derne --
The place of community in globalization / Leon Fink --
Empires of the senseless / Katharine Ainger --
Cultural homicide, ayoh! / Ziauddin Sardar --
Global woman: Nannies, maids, and sex workers in the new economy / Barbara Ehrenreich and Arlie Russell Hochschild --
The care crisis in the Philippines: Children and transnational families in the new global economy / Rhacel Salazar Parrenas --
Global cities and survival circuits / Saskia Sassen --
Masculinities and globalization / R.W. Connell --
Globalizing Hate / Amy Chua --
A clearly present danger: Confronting the threat of bioterrorism / Tara O'Toole and Donald A. Henderson --
Why America is still an easy target / Stephen Flynn --
The threat of global state terrorism: Retail vs wholesale terror / Edward S. Herman and David Peterson --
The underground web / I. Sage [and others] --
Big tobacco / Mark Schapiro --
Explosive revelations / Lucy Komisar --
No way out / Nicholas Stein --
21st century slaves / Andrew Cockburn --
Global warming heats up / James M. Lindsay --
Infectious concerns: Modern factors in the spread of disease / Mary E. Wilson --
Race, class, and globalization: The global struggle for democracy / Manning Marable --
Globalization and social movements / Jeremy Brecher, Tim Costello, and Brendan Smith --
Seeking a new globalism in Chiapas / Tom Hayden --
Bringing it all back home / Jim Shultz.
Series Title: Wadsworth sociology reader series.
Responsibility: [edited by] D. Stanley Eitzen, Maxine Baca Zinn.
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