Global Dimensions : Space, Place and the Contemporary World. (eBook, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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Global Dimensions : Space, Place and the Contemporary World.

Author: John Rennie Short
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2004.
Series: RB-Focus on Contemporary Issues (FOCI)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Rennie Short disagrees with the common, negative stereotype of globalization, arguing that the world today actually thrives on local differences and that a global polity tends to reinforce - not repress - the power of individual nation-states.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Rennie Short
ISBN: 1861891024 9781861891020
OCLC Number: 995218322
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (192 pages).
Contents: Global Dimensions Cover; Imprint page; Contents; 1 The Dialectics of Globalization; 2 What Time is this Place?; 3 Does a Global Polity Mean the End of the Nation-State?; 4 A Global Economy?; 5 Global Cultures; 6 Border Spaces; 7 The Annihilation of Space, the Tyranny of Time; 8 Democratizing Globalization; References; Select Bibliography; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations.
Series Title: RB-Focus on Contemporary Issues (FOCI)
Other Titles: Focus on Contemporary Issues

Abstract:

John Rennie Short disagrees with the common, negative stereotype of globalization, arguing that the world today actually thrives on local differences and that a global polity tends to reinforce - not repress - the power of individual nation-states.

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