"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 :
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.
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Description du livre Wiley-Blackwell, 2000. Hardcover. État : New. 1. N° de réf. du libraire DADAX0631214763
Description du livre Wiley-Blackwell, 2000. Hardcover. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire P110631214763