What Is Globalization / Edition 1

What Is Globalization / Edition 1

by Ulrich Beck
ISBN-10:
0745621260
ISBN-13:
9780745621265
Pub. Date:
02/11/2000
Publisher:
Wiley
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Overview

What Is Globalization / Edition 1

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: 6.02(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.47(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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