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Globalization, the State, and Violence
     

Globalization, the State, and Violence

by Jonathan Friedman (Editor), Terence Turner (Contribution by), Saskia Sassen (Contribution by), Simone Ghezzi (Contribution by), Enzo Mingione (Contribution by)
 

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A dozen essays by US and European urbanists, anthropologists, sociologists, and political scientists develop an approach to understanding the increasing violence that has occurred on a global scale over the past couple decades, and try to construct a more adequate comprehension of global processes than has been provided in the language of globalization. Among the

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A dozen essays by US and European urbanists, anthropologists, sociologists, and political scientists develop an approach to understanding the increasing violence that has occurred on a global scale over the past couple decades, and try to construct a more adequate comprehension of global processes than has been provided in the language of globalization. Among the topics are class projects, social consciousness, and the contradictions of globalization; and the case for citizenship as social contract. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Perspectives on Political Science, Vol. 23, No.4, Fall 2003 - Eric A. Heinze
Jonathan Friedman's Globalization, the State, and Violence is one of the most recent attempts to make sense of the disparate global conditions that are the subject of globalization discourse. . . . [It] stands on its own as a respectable and well-argued piece of research that makes a valid empirical contribution to globalization literature.

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ISBN-13:
9780759102804
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
04/15/2003
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.62(h) x 1.23(d)

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Jonathan Friedman is Directeur d'Études, École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris, and professor of social anthropology at the University of Lund, Sweden.

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