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From the PublisherAcclaim for the first edition:
"This is an excellent interpretation of current debates on thesubject ... it will be widely adopted."
American Journal of Sociology
"Extremely successful as a short and concise summary of theglobalization debate ... and is an ideal teaching resource."
Australian Journal of Political Science
"This is a brief and extremely useful book, helpful inparticular for bringing some order into the chaos of theglobalization debate; and helpful also in that it does not tell aone-sided story. For students of globalization, undergraduate orpostgraduate, this little book should be an absolute must."
Acclaim for the second edition:
"This book provides a masterly and comprehensive survey of thepolitical and intellectual debates over globalization that haveraged for the past two decades. It is indispensable reading foranyone interested in finding out what these debates have been aboutand why they matter."
Andrew Gamble, University of Cambridge
"Globalization/Anti-Globalization is the best availableaccount of the complexities of globalization. The authors statefairly a variety of points of view, present a vast amount ofup-to-date evidence, and make a clear argument of their own ...highly recommended for university courses and for the generalreader."
Robert O. Keohane, Princeton University
"Held and McGrew's second edition ofGlobalization/Anti-Globalization is a thoroughgoing revisionof an already outstanding book. Held and McGrew do more than surveythe field: they discuss how we might respond to globalization andhow we could construct an effective politics to lessen its majornegative consequences whilst improving the lives of the vast bulkof the world's population. This is a stunningly impressive book– a must-have reference work on the central debates withinthe globalization literature."
Steve Smith, University of Exeter