Globalization: The Human Consequences

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Globalization Argues that globalization divides as much as it unites, creating an ever-widening gulf between the haves and the have-nots. This book presents a historical overview of the methods employed to create and define human spaces and institutions, from rural villages to sprawling urban centers. Full description

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′Globalization′ is a word that is currently much in use. This book is an attempt to show that there is far more to globalization than its surface manifestations. Unpacking the social roots and social consequences of globalizing processes, this book disperses some of the mist that surrounds the term.


Alongside the emerging planetary dimensions of business, finance, trade and information flow, a ′localizing′, space–fixing process is set in motion. What appears as globalization for some, means localization for many others; signalling new freedom for some, globalizing processes appear as uninvited and cruel fate for many others. Freedom to move, a scarce and unequally distributed commodity, quickly becomes the main stratifying factor of our times.


Neo–tribal and fundamentalist tendencies are as legitimate offspring of globalization as the widely acclaimed ′hybridization′ of top culture – the culture at the globalized top. A particular reason to worry is the progressive breakdown in communication between the increasingly global and extra– territorial elites and ever more ′localized′ majority. The bulk of the population, the ′new middle class′, bears the brunt of these problems, and suffers uncertainty, anxiety and fear as a result.


This book is a major contribution to the unfolding debate about globalization, and as such will be of interest to students and professionals in sociology, human geography and cultural issues.

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Bauman shows in this detailed history of globalization that while human affairs now take place on a global scale, we are not able to direct events; we can only watch as boundaries, institutions, and loyalties shift in rapid and unpredictable ways. From the way the global economy creates a class of absentee landlords to current prison designs for the criminalized underclass, Bauman dissects globalization in all its manifestations: its effects on the economy, politics, social structures, and even our perceptions of time and space.

Drawing on the works of philosophers, social historians, architects, and theoreticians such as Michel Foucault, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Alfred J. Dunlap, and Le Corbusier, Globalization presents a historical overview of the methods employed to create and define human spaces and institutions, from rural villages to sprawling urban centers.

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