What Is Globalization / Edition 1

What Is Globalization / Edition 1

by Ulrich Beck
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0745621260

ISBN-13: 9780745621265

Pub. Date: 02/11/2000

Publisher: Wiley

This important new book offers an engaging and challenging introduction to the thorny paths of the globalization debate.

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This important new book offers an engaging and challenging introduction to the thorny paths of the globalization debate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745621265
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/11/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.

Introduction.

Vitual Tax-Payers.

The National State Caught between World Economy and Individualization: What is to be Done?.

The Globalization Shock: A Belated Discussion.

Part I: Dimensions, Controversies, Definitions: .

1. The World Horizon Opens Up: On the Sociology of Globalization.

2. Transnational Civil Society: How a Cosmopolitan Vision is Emerging.

3. Contours of World Society: Rival Perspectives.

Part II: Perspectives:.

4. Errors of Globalism.

5. Responses to Globalization.

6. Europe and Globalization.

Conclusion: Decline a la Carte: The Brazilianization of Europe.

Further Reading.

Index.

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