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Globalization Theory: Approaches and Controversies / Edition 1
     

Globalization Theory: Approaches and Controversies / Edition 1

by Anthony McGrew, David Held
 

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ISBN-10: 0745632114

ISBN-13: 9780745632117

Pub. Date: 04/28/2007

Publisher: Wiley

This is the fourth volume in the highly acclaimed Global Transformations series. It follows in the footsteps of Global Transformations, The Global Transformations Reader and Governing Globalization. All these volumes have been widely adopted in courses on globalization and global governance across the world, and Globalization Theory will find a place alongside

Overview

This is the fourth volume in the highly acclaimed Global Transformations series. It follows in the footsteps of Global Transformations, The Global Transformations Reader and Governing Globalization. All these volumes have been widely adopted in courses on globalization and global governance across the world, and Globalization Theory will find a place alongside these texts.

This book focuses on elucidating leading theoretical approaches to understanding and explaining globalization, in both its current form and potential future shapes. It is divided into two parts: the first examines competing explanatory theories of globalization in its contemporary form, and the second looks at competing prescriptions for the future of globalization.

The book's contributors are world-renowned experts in their field, including : Chris Brown, Alex Callinicos ,Michael Doyle, David Held, G. John Ikenberry, Andrew Kuper, Anthony McGrew, Layna Mosley, Thomas Pogge, Thomas Risse, Saskia Sassen and John Tomlinson.

This book is designed for courses on globalization and global governance at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. It will be of interest to students in politics, international relations, social geography, and sociology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745632117
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/28/2007
Series:
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Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Contributors

Acronyms

Preface

Introduction :Globalization at Risk? David Held and Anthony McGrew

Part One – The Making of Globalization

Chapter 1 Organized Violence in the Making (and Unmaking) of Globalization
Anthony McGrew

Chapter 2 Globalization as American Hegemony
G. John Ikenberry

Chapter 3 Globalization, imperialism, and the capitalist world system
Alex Callinicos

Chapter 4 The places and spaces of the global:an expanded analytic terrain
Saskia Sassen

Chapter 5 The Political Economy of Globalization
Layna Mosley

Chapter 6 Social Constructivism Meets Globalization
Thomas Risse

Chapter 7 Globalization and Cultural Analysis
John Tomlinson

Part Two- The Remaking of Globalization

Chapter 8 Reimagining International Society and Global Community
Chris Brown

Chapter 9 The Liberal Peace, Democratic Accountability and the Challenge of Globalization
Michael W. Doyle

Chapter 10 Reframing Global Economic Security and Justice
Thomas Pogge

Chapter 11 Reconstructing Global Governance – Eight Innovations
Andrew Kuper

Chapter 12 Reframing Global Governance: Apocalypse Soon or Reform!
David Held

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