Manfred B. Steger is Associate Professor Politics and Government at Illinois State University and Affiliate Faculty Member at the Globalization Research Center. Globalization: A Very Short Introduction has been fully updated for a third edition, Manfred Steger, author Professor of Political Science at the University of. Globalization: A Very Short Introduction has been updated with developments Manfred B. Steger, author Professor of Sociology, University of Hawai’i-Manoa.
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Oxford University Press Amazon. May 12, Erwin rated it did not like it. Globalization in history is globalization a new phenomenon?
Globalization: A Very Short Introduction – Paperback – Manfred B. Steger – Oxford University Press
The fourth edition of this Very Short Introduction globalizwtion an exploration of both the causes and effects of the phenomenon. Presenting globalization in accessible language as a multifaceted process encompassing global, regional, and local aspects of social life, this VSI looks at its causes and effects, examines whether it is a new phenomenon, and explores the question of whether, ultimately, globalization is a good or a bad thing.
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Jun 25, Selena rated it really liked it Shelves: Democracy cannot exist in a vacuum, it needs a culture to back it up. The author frequently criticizes the “Washington Consensus”, but doesn’t get outside the box and ask the difficult, indepen Short History of Globalization Interesting idea.
I wouldn’t say its sympathetic to globalism of any kind. This Very Short Introduction Globalisation influences almost every aspect of human endeavour, but this book did very well in providing a well structured overview into which more detailed readings from other sources can be fitted. globalziation
Explaining why our historical understanding of possibility doesn’t account for the unprecedented. Presenting globalization as a multifaceted process encompassing global, regional, and local aspects of social life, Manfred B.
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Considers a lot of the main concepts involved in this process. Jun 12, Eitental rated it liked it Shelves: Table of Contents Preface to the fourth edition List of abbreviations List of illustrations List of maps List of figures 1: Oxford University Press Amazon.
Very Short Introductions Aug 23, Avani rated it it was ok. The intdoduction dimension of globalization 4. Criminology and Criminal Justice.
It is by its nature a dynamic topic. In addition to explaining the various dimensions of globalization, the author explores whether globalization should be considered a ‘good’ or ‘bad’ thing – a question that has been hotly debated in classrooms, boardrooms, and on the streets. I would never recommend this to anyone to read.
From here onwards, things don’t really improve.
Globalization: A Very Short Introduction
Books by Manfred B. Lntroduction have now seen the clear rise of a new political force on the right, not religiously motivated, that is against aspects of market globalism, as defined in this book, and against aspects of justice globalism.
I feel like this books was basically a quick summary of my International Politics textbooks from last semester. Publications Pages Publications Pages.
Why are people giving this book a good rating? The cultural dimension of globalization manfded. Offers a stimulating introduction to globalization and its varying impacts across, between, and within societies.
Presenting globalization as a multifaceted globalkzation encompassing global, regional, and local aspects of social life, Manfred B. Other editions – View all Globalization: I am OK with hearing about the pitfalls of capitalism because there are problems that need addressing, but this only talked up the failures and downplayed all of its achievements.
For a book meant introducfion be an introduction to globalization, Steger sure loves putting his own thoughts and opinions alongside the actual facts.