Globalization Reader (Blackwell Readers)

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The Globalization Reader makes sense of a term that has become an all-purpose catchword in contemporary debate.

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The Globalization Reader makes sense of a term that has become an all-purpose catchword in contemporary debate. This Reader compiles the most relevant literature into a highly readable and accessible format, providing students and researchers with an indispensable understanding of the globalization process.

The book includes selections from the best work of leading scholars, presenting distinctive explanations of the process of globalization. There are also descriptive entries on London, Manila, and Malawi, expressing the experience of globalization in everyday life. The book also focuses on global economic forces, global organization and cultural globalization including the construction of identities and the pervasive role of the mass media. The Reader concludes by examining the rise of world civil society as reflected in global environmental movements.

About the Author :

Frank J. Lechner is Associate Professor of Sociology at Emory University in Atlanta. He has published numerous papers on global change, fundamentalism, secularization, and sociological theory. He is the co-editor, with L. van Vucht-Tijssen and J. Berting, of The Search for Fundamentals (1995).

John Boli is Associate Professor of Sociology at Emory University. He has published extensively on global culture and organizations, education, citizenship, and state power and authority. His books include Constructing World Culture: International Nongovernmental Organizations Since 1875 (with George M. Thomas, 1999) and New Citizens for a New Society (1989).

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