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"A terrific place to start if one wants to get a sense of why globalization is attracting the attention of so many scholars, government officials and lay people." George Ritzer, University of Maryland, author of The McDonaldization of Society
"An authoritative and commodious collection, The Globalization Reader confronts an issue that now dominates social science discussion. Through an intelligent and judicious selection of key texts, Lechner and Boli explore the debates, explanations, experiences, and dimensions of the globalization process. The Reader covers the field systematically and expertly. Simply the best reader on globalization." Bryan S. Turner, University of Cambridge
"With this large, excellent selection of pieces written on globalization, we′ll have something to recommend to our friends and students who want to know the best opinions on this most important of subjects. Many of the authors are critics from the left, others embrace globalization, and there is a good sprinkling of both official and unofficial views. It′s a timely and well–done volume." Daniel Chirot, University of Washington
".the book deserves acknowledgement as a solid introduction, which maps out tthe major themes and issues that confront newcomers to the terrain." Progress in Development StudiesQuatrième de couverture :
Since its initial publication, The Globalization Readerhas been widely acclaimed for its comprehensive coverage of thecomplexities and controversies surrounding globalization. Toreflect the rapid pace of global trends and ongoing scholarship,the Fourth Edition is thoroughly revised and updated whilecontinuing to provide the most wide–ranging and successfulintroduction to the political, economic, cultural, and experientialdimensions of globalization available today.
Readings from scholars, activists, and organizations ensurebalanced viewpoints and insightful coverage of the many layers andaspects of globalization. New topics explored in the Fourth Editioninclude global governance, world soccer, the recent globalfinancial crisis, global health, American evangelicals, andtropical deforestation. Other readings address economicglobalization, the role of media and religion in culturalglobalization, links between environmentalism and the globalizationof social problems, and the alternative globalization movement.
Presenting the most accessible and comprehensive reviews ofcurrent debates and research, The GlobalizationReader Fourth Edition will clarify readers′ understanding ofthe myriad issues surrounding the complex andcontroversial realities of today′s interconnected world.
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Description du livre Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. État : New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "The new edition of The Globalization Reader is most impressive. It comprehensively covers the many dimensions of globalization, and incorporates the widest range of analytic and normative perspectives." - John W. Meyer , Professor of Sociology, emeritus, Stanford University "Lechner and Boli have done it again. The fourth edition of their reader is even more impressive than the previous three editions. It is very carefully organized, comprehensive, up-to-date and even-handed. I recommend it very strongly indeed as the most pedagogically fruitful text in the vast field of global studies." - Roland Robertson , University of Pittsburgh and University of Aberdeen "With many new features - the global financial crisis, the growth of Chinese world influence, global education, civil society, the globalization of justice, religious fundamentalism and much more - this fourth edition keeps The Globalization Reader at the forefront of the field. At once judicious and comprehensive in the selection of themes and issues, it provides essential tools for understanding the diverse dimensions of the global scene." - Bryan S. Turner , Presidential Professor of Sociology, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York. N° de réf. du libraire ABE_book_new_0470655631
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