Globalization, Second Edition / Edition 2

Globalization, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Malcolm Waters
     
 

The constraints of geography are shrinking and the world is becoming a single place. Globalization and the global society are increasingly occupying the centre of sociological debates. Widely discussed by journalists and a key goal for many businesses, globalization has become a buzz-word in recent years. In this extensively revised and restructured new edition of

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Overview

The constraints of geography are shrinking and the world is becoming a single place. Globalization and the global society are increasingly occupying the centre of sociological debates. Widely discussed by journalists and a key goal for many businesses, globalization has become a buzz-word in recent years. In this extensively revised and restructured new edition of Globalization , Malcolm Waters provides a user-friendly introduction to the main arguments about the process, including a chapter on the critiques of the globalization thesis that have emerged since the first edition was published.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415238533
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/14/2000
Series:
Key Ideas Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

1. A World of Difference 2. Trading Places: The international economy 3. Open Spaces: The globalizing economy 4. States of Flux: International politics 5. Whither the State?: Globalizing politics 6. Clashing Civilizations: International cultures 7. New World Chaos: Globalizing cultures 8. Real World Arguments

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