The Globalization Reader

The Globalization Reader

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Completely revised and updated, the fifth edition of this well-regarded textbook charts key topics and recent research in globalization along with the latest complexities and controversies in the field. Includes a new section on globalization and identity and new readings on global inequality, mental illness, structural violence, microfinance, blood diamonds, world citizenship, the global justice movement, and sumo wrestling Contains essential, thought-provoking readings by prominent scholars, activists, and organizations on the many dimensions of globalization, from political and economic issues to cultural and experiential ones Examines foundational topics, such as the experience of globalization, economic and political globalization, the role of media and religion in cultural globalization, womena€™s rights, environmentalism, global civil society, and the alternative globalization movement Retains the helpful student features from prior editions, including an accessible format, concise introductions to major topics, stimulating examples, and discussion questions for each selection and sectionUS producers suffered as their high-end export market collapsed. ... a share of the same tuna stock. ... in New England and Canada is well over, the tuna are harvested and shipped by air to Tokyo in time for the end-of-the-year holiday spike in seafood consumption. [...] Inside the Strait of Gibraltar, off the coast of Cartagena, 0002183899.indd 118 9/26/2014 11:48:16 PM 118 Experiencing Globalization.

Title:The Globalization Reader
Author:Frank J. Lechner, John Boli
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2014-10-13


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