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The sociology of globalization

Author: Luke Martell
Publisher: Cambridge ; Malden, Mass. : Polity Press, 2010.
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This accessible and wide-ranging book demonstrates the distinctive insights that sociology has to bring to the study of globalization. Taking in the cultural, political and economic dimensions of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luke Martell
ISBN: 9780745636740 0745636748
OCLC Number: 800303953
Description: vii, 336 p. : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: Concepts of Globalization Chapter 1. Perspectives on Globalization: divergence or convergence? Chapter 2. The History of Globalization: pre-modern, modern or postmodern? Chapter 3. Technology, Economy and the Globalization of Culture Chapter 4. The Globalization of Culture: homogeneous or hybrid? Chapter 5. Global Migration: inequality and history Chapter 6. The Effects of Migration: is migration a problem or solution? Chapter 7. The Global Economy: capitalism and the economic bases of Globalization Chapter 8. Global Inequality: is globalization a solution to world poverty? Chapter 9. Politics, the State and Globalization: the end of the nation-state and social democracy? Chapter 10. Global Politics and Cosmopolitan Democracy Chapter 11. Anti-Globalization and Global Justice Movements Chapter 12. The Future World Order: the decline of American power? Chapter 13. War and Globalization Conclusion References
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