Globalization: The Transformation of Social Worlds / Edition 2by D. Stanley Eitzen, Maxine Baca Zinn
Containing both positive and critical views, this reader compiled by Eitzen (Colorado State U.) and Zinn (Michigan State U.) examines controversial issues and debates surrounding the sociological analysis of the diverse phenomena of globalization. Forty-three papers address economic, political, and cultural aspects. They also examine the role of globalization in… See more details below
Containing both positive and critical views, this reader compiled by Eitzen (Colorado State U.) and Zinn (Michigan State U.) examines controversial issues and debates surrounding the sociological analysis of the diverse phenomena of globalization. Forty-three papers address economic, political, and cultural aspects. They also examine the role of globalization in changing gender and family arrangements, the threat of terrorism, and changing global social structures. A number are devoted to the globalization of social problems such as slavery, global warming, slavery, tobacco-related health problems, and infectious disease, among others. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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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