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Globalization : A Very Short Introduction

Globalization : A Very Short Introduction - 03 edition

Globalization : A Very Short Introduction - 03 edition

ISBN13: 9780192803597

ISBN10: 019280359X

Globalization : A Very Short Introduction by Manfred Steger - ISBN 9780192803597
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2003
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Globalization : A Very Short Introduction by Manfred Steger - ISBN 9780192803597

ISBN13: 9780192803597

ISBN10: 019280359X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 03

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Summary

This book offers a stimulating introduction to globalization and its varying impacts across, between, and within societies. It is a highly readable text that contributes to a better understanding of the crucial aspects and dimensions of the developments and transformations that go by the name of globalization.

Author Bio

Steger, Manfred B. : Illinois State University / University of Hawaii-Manoa

Manfred B. Steger is Associate Professor Politics and Government at Illinois State University and Affiliate Faculty Member at the Globalization Research Center of the University of Hawai'i-Manoa. His academic fields of expertise include theories and ideologies of globalization, comparative political and social theory, theories of non-violence, and international politics. His most recent publications include Globalism: The New Market Ideology, Gandhi's Dilemma: Nonviolent Principles and Nationalist Power, Violence and its Alternatives: An Interdisciplinary Reader, and The Quest for Evolutionary Socialism: Eduard Bernstein and Social Democracy.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations
List of illustrations
List of maps
Globalization: a contested concept p. 1
Is globalization a new phenomenon? p. 17
The economic dimension of globalization p. 37
The political dimension of globalization p. 56
The cultural dimension of globalization p. 69
The ideological dimension of globalization p. 93
Challenges to globalism p. 113
Assessing the future of globalization p. 131
References p. 137
Index p. 143
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