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The Globalization Reader

Lechner, Frank J. / Boli, John (Herausgeber)


6. Auflage Januar 2020
648 Seiten, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-40994-6
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An introduction to the issues surrounding the complex and controversial realities of today's interconnected world, the revised sixth edition

Since its initial publication, The Globalization Reader has been lauded for its comprehensive coverage of the issues surrounding globalization. Now in its sixth edition, the Reader has been thoroughly revised and updated and continues to review the most important global trends. Including readings by a variety of authors, the text offers a wide-ranging and authoritative introduction to the political, economic, cultural, and experiential aspects of globalization.

The updated sixth edition presents the most accessible and comprehensive review of current debates and research. Contributions from scholars, activists, and organizations provide balanced viewpoints and expert coverage of the many aspects of globalization. The Globalization Reader offers readings on an exciting range of new topics as well as retaining key globalization topics such as the experience of globalization, economic and political globalization, the role of media and religion in cultural globalization, women's rights, environmentalism, global civil society, and the alternative globalization movement. This important resource:
* Covers the many complex dimensions of globalization
* Includes contributions from many of the most prominent globalization scholars
* Presents concise and informative introductions to each major topic
* Offers compelling discussion questions for each section
* Contains readings on a variety of new topics such as migration, medical tourism, state policy regarding abortion and same-sex sexual relations, the UN Global Compact, climate justice, and more

Written for students in undergraduate and graduate courses in sociology, political science, anthropology and geography, the revised sixth edition covers courses such as globalization, comparative political economy, international relations and similar topics.

General Introduction Part I Debating Globalization Part II Explaining Globalization Part III Experiencing Globalization Part IV Globalization and the World Economy Part V Globalization and the Nation-State Part VI Global Governance Part VII Globalization, INGOs, and Civil Society Part VIII Globalization and Media Part IX Globalization and Religions Part X Globalization and Identity Part XI Global Environmentalism Part XII Alternative Globalization and the Global Justice Movement
Frank J. Lechner is Professor of Sociology at Emory University, USA. He is the author of The Netherlands: Globalization and National Identity (2008), Globalization: The Making of World Society (2009), and The American Exception (2017), among other publications.

John Boli is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Emory University, USA. His publications cover world culture, global organizations, state authority, and education. He has co-authored a number of books including Constructing World Culture: International Nongovernmental Organizations Since 1875 (with George Thomas, 1999).

F. J. Lechner, Emory University; J. Boli, Emory University