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Globalization : a critical introduction

Author: Jan Aart Scholte
Publisher: London : Macmillan, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Jan Aart Scholte's new book provides an introduction to globalization covering its definition, measurement, history, causes, consequences and policy implications. The book analyses the cultural, ecological, economic, geographical, political and psychological aspects of globalization, and provides a carefully weighed and richly illustrated assessment of the benefits and ills that have flowed from globalization as  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Aart Scholte
ISBN: 0333660218 9780333660218 0333660226 9780333660225 031223631X 9780312236311 0312236328 9780312236328
OCLC Number: 45437447
Description: xix, 361 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction - PART ONE: FRAMEWORK OF ANALYSIS - What is Happening? - What is 'Global' about Globalization? - Globalization in History - What Causes Globalization? - PART TWO: CHANGE AND CONTINUITY - Globalization and Production - Globalization and Governance - Globalization and Community - Globalization and Knowledge - PART THREE: POLICY ISSUES - Globalization and (In)Security - Globalization and (In)Justice - Globalization and (Un)Democracy - Humane Global Futures - Conclusion - Bibliography
Responsibility: Jan Aart Scholte.
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The increasing globalization of economic, social, political and cultural life is a key feature of the contemporary world. Jan Aart Scholte's provides a concise but broad ranging introduction to its  Read more...

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