Globalization

A Critical Introduction

Author: Jan Aart Scholte

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230368018

Category: Political Science

Page: 400

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A systematically revised and updated new edition of a highly acclaimed text which was an immediate bestseller on courses around the world. The second edition takes a broader perspective giving increased coverage of other dimensions of globalization alongside its core focus on the rise of supraterritoriality which, the author argues, is globalization's most distinctive feature.
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Globalization

A Critical Introduction

Author: Jan Aart Scholte

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312236311

Category: Globalization

Page: 361

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Topics covered include globalization and productivity, governance, community, knowledge, security, justice, democracy, humane global futures.
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Geographies of Globalization

A Critical Introduction

Author: Andrew Herod

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 140511052X

Category: Political Science

Page: 278

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"This book is a critical introduction to the concepts and realities surrounding what has become the leitmotif of our contemporary world. The book shows that whatever else they may be, the contemporary processes that are impacting on the world economy and which are variously represented as 'globalization' and/or 'internationalization' are fundamentally geographical processes, for they are tying the planet together in new and different ways."--BOOK JACKET.
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Globalization

A Critical Introduction

Author: Jan Aart Scholte

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312236328

Category: Political Science

Page: 361

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Topics covered include globalization and productivity, governance, community, knowledge, security, justice, democracy, humane global futures.
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International Communication and Globalization

A Critical Introduction

Author: Ali Mohammadi

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761955542

Category: Social Science

Page: 228

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Against a background of rapid technological change, the impact of global communication on national cultures and societies has become a dynamic area of critical enquiry. International Communication and Globalization offers a timely overview of the rapidly expanding area of media and communication studies. Leading contributors offer a range of perspectives on the relationship between the process of globalization and international communication. Individual chapters examine the impact of market relations, deregulation and technology of Third World countries, as well as the ethics of the global communications industry. International Communication and Globalization makes an important intervention in
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Glocalization

A Critical Introduction

Author: Victor Roudometof

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317936280

Category: Political Science

Page: 188

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This book seeks to provide a critical introduction to the under-theorized concept of Glocalization. While the term has been slowly diffused into social-scientific vocabulary, to date, there is no book in circulation that specifically discusses this concept. Historically theorists have intertwined the concepts of the ‘global’ and the ‘glocal’ or have subsumed the ‘glocal’ under other concepts – such as cosmopolitanization. Moreover, theorists have failed to give ‘local’ due attention in their theorizing. The book argues that the terms ‘global’, the ‘local’ and the ‘glocal’ are in need of unambiguous and theoretically and methodologically sound definitions. This is a prerequisite for their effective operationalization and application into social research. Glocalization is structured in two parts: Part I introduces the term, seeking to provide a history and critical assessment of theorists' past use of glocalization and offering an alternative perspective and a clear, effective and applicable definition of the term, explaining the limitations of the term globalization and the value of defining glocalization. Part II then moves on to illustrate how the concept of glocalization can be used to broaden our understanding and analysis of a wide range of issues in world politics including the 21st century culture of consumption, transnationalism & cosmopolitanism, nationalism, and religious traditions. Utilizing a wide range of historical, ethnographic and real-life examples from various domains this work will be essential reading for students and scholars of Globalization and will be of great interest to those in the field of Global, Transnational and Cosmopolitan Studies.
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Global Citizenship

A Critical Introduction

Author: Nigel Dower,John Williams

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113670664X

Category: Political Science

Page: 294

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The idea of global citizenship is that human beings are "citizens of the world." Whether or not we are global citizens is a topic of great dispute, however those who take part in the debate agree that a global citizen is a member of the wider community of humanity, the world, or a similar whole which is wider than that of a nation-state or other political community of which we are normally thought to be citizens. Through four main sections, the contributors to Global Citizenship discuss global challenges and attempt to define the ways in which globalization is changing the world in which we live. Offering a breadth of coverage to the core rheme of the individual in a global world, Global Citizenship combines two factors-the idea of global responsibility and the development of institutional structures through which this responsibility can be exercised.
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Global Geopolitics

A Critical Introduction

Author: Klaus J. Dodds

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317903293

Category: Political Science

Page: 272

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Employing thematic investigation and illustrated through case studies, Dodds explores how global politics is imagined and practised by countries such as the US and other organisations including Greenpeace, the IMF and CNN International. In addition, the author discusses how issues such as environmental degradation, terror networks, anti-globalisation protests and North-South relations challenge, consolidate and subvert the existing international political system.
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