Globalization: The Transformation of Social Worlds / Edition 3

Globalization: The Transformation of Social Worlds / Edition 3

by D. Stanley Eitzen
     
 

ISBN-10: 1111301581

ISBN-13: 9781111301583

Pub. Date: 02/24/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This popular and thought-provoking reader collects interesting and insightful articles that explore the process of globalization and how it shapes societies and groups. The articles, which reflect a wide variety of concerns and perspectives, are drawn from both scholarly and popular sources  See more details below

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This popular and thought-provoking reader collects interesting and insightful articles that explore the process of globalization and how it shapes societies and groups. The articles, which reflect a wide variety of concerns and perspectives, are drawn from both scholarly and popular sources

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111301583
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/24/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
99,646
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Preface. 1. Introduction, D. Stanley Eitzen and Maxine Baca Zinn. 2. Debating Globalization. Giddens, "Globalization." Friedman, "The World Is Flat." Pankaj Ghemawat, "Why the World Isn't Flat." Brecher, Costello, and Smith, "Globalization and Its Specter." 3. Transnational Migration. Koser, "Why Migration Matters" (New). Robinson, "Globalization and the Struggle for Immigrant Rights in the United States." Gibler, Mexico's Ghost Towns" (New). Werz & Manlove, "Climate Change on the Move" (New). Bowe, "Bound for America" (New). 4. Economic Globalization. Dollars & Sense Collective, "ABCs of the Global Economy." Goldstein, "Low Wage Capitalism" (New). Dangl, "Beer Globalization" (New). Rothkopf, "Two Septembers" (New). Stiglitz, "A Real cure for the Global Economic Crackup" (New). 5. Political Globalization. Stiglitz, "Globalism's Discontents." Rosenberg, "Why Mexico's Small Corn Farmers Go Hungry." James, "The Late, Great Globalization" (New). Choucri & Mistree, "Globalization, Migration, & New Challenges to Governance" (New). 6. Cultural Globalization. Steger, "Global Culture: Sameness or Difference?" Condry, "Japanese Hip-Hop and the Globalization of Popular Culture" (New). Glenn, "Yearning for Lightness" (New). 7. The Restructuring of Social Institutions and Social Arrangements: Gender, Families, and Relationships. Ehrenreich & Hochschild, "Global Woman: Nannies, Maids, and Sex Workers in the New Economy." Parrenas, "The Care Crisis in the Philippines: Children and Transnational Families in the New Global Economy." Hochschild, "Childbirth at the Global Crossroads" (New). Ross, "The Feminization of Mexican Agriculture" (New). Connell, "Global Masculinities." 8. The Globalization of Social Problems. Ross, "Saving Turtle Island" (New). Becker, "Don't Go There" (New). Knowles & Robbins, "Global Trade in Electronic Waste" (New). McKinley, "U. S. Stymied as Guns Flow to Mexican Cartels (New). Sullivan & Jordan, "Diseases Travel Fast" (New). Bales, Trodd, & Williamson, "Modern Slavery: Forced Prostitution" (New). 9. Changing Global Structures: Resistance and Social Movements. Brecher, Costello, and Smith, "Globalization from Below" and "The Power of Social Movements." Muchhala, "Students Against Sweatshops." Halwell, "The Rise of Food Democracy." Ferree, "Globalization and Feminism" (New). Hearn, "Big Oil Wrecks Havoc in the Amazon, But Communities are Fighting Back" (New). 10. Rethinking Globalization. Jacques, "We Are Globalized, But Have No Real Sense of Intimacy with the Rest of the World (New). Klein, "Reclaiming the Commons" (New). Sachs, "Ten Ideas that are Changing the World" (New). Morozov, "Think Again: The Internet" (New). Websites.

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