Globalization: The Making of World Society / Edition 1

Globalization: The Making of World Society / Edition 1

by Frank J. Lechner
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405169052

ISBN-13: 9781405169059

Pub. Date: 03/17/2009

Publisher: Wiley

Globalization: The Making of World Society is a stimulating, state-of-the-art text for any student of globalization, beginner or advanced.

  • Makes a big, abstract topic very accessible through illustration with everyday experience
  • Thorough and scholarly but written in an approachable style
  • Delves into timely and controversial issues

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Overview

Globalization: The Making of World Society is a stimulating, state-of-the-art text for any student of globalization, beginner or advanced.

  • Makes a big, abstract topic very accessible through illustration with everyday experience
  • Thorough and scholarly but written in an approachable style
  • Delves into timely and controversial issues and debates, including the impact of migration, global inequality, and cultural homogeneity
  • Combines several perspectives for new interpretation
  • Includes chapter outlines and suggestions for further reading

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405169059
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/17/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
146,010
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Plates.

List of Figures.

List of Tables.

List of Boxes.

Preface and Acknowledgments.

List of Acronyms.

1 Introduction.

Part I Global Experience.

2 Global Food and the History of Globalization.

3 Global Sports and the Direction of Globalization.

4 Global Media and the Varieties of Globalization.

Part II Global Institutions.

5 The Global Economy and the Power of the Market.

6 Global States and the Specter of Retreat.

7 Global Governance and the Prospects of World Law.

8 Global Civil Society and the Voices of Change.

9 Global Religion and the Impact of Faith.

Part III Global Problems.

10 Global Migration: How New People Change Old Places.

11 Global Inequality: Winners and Losers in Globalization.

12 The Global Environment: Saving the Planet?

13 Global Justice: Is Another World Possible?

Glossary.

References.

Index. 

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