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Title The globalization reader / edited by Frank J. Lechner and John Boli.

Publication Info. Malden, MA : Blackwell, 2000.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  337 G562GR    Check Shelf
Description xii, 411 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page [ix]-xii) and index.
Contents Pt. I. Debating globalization. Why this hatred of the market? / Martin Wolf -- The moral case for globalization / Peter Martin -- To save society / Bernard Cassen -- When market journalism invades the world / Serge Halimi -- Jihad vs. McWorld / Benjamin Barber -- The clash of civilizations? / Samuel P. Huntington -- Grassroots globalization : reclaiming the blue planet / Joshua Karliner -- A global ethic as a foundation for global society / Hans Kung -- Pt. II. Explaining globalization. The world unified / E. J. Hobsbawm -- The rise and future demise of the world capitalist system / Immanuel Wallerstein -- Sociology of the global system / Leslie Sklair -- Whose city is it? Globalization and the formation of new claims / Saskia Sassen -- Realism and complex interdependence / Robert O. Keohane and Joseph S. Nye -- World society and the nation-state / John W. Meyer, John Boli, George M. Thomas, and Francisco O. Ramirez -- Humanity, globalization, and worldwide religious resurgence / Roland Robertson and JoAnn Chirico -- Globalization as hybridization / Jan Nederveen Pieterse -- Pt. III. Experiencing globalization. Bali : on Prospero's isle/The Philippines : born in the USA / Pico Iyer -- Travelling beyond local cultures / Martin Albrow -- Strong states, strong teachers? / Bruce Fuller -- Time-space compression and the rise of modernism as a cultural force / David Harvey -- Pt. IV. Economic globalization. Wawasan 2020 / William Greider -- Commodity chains and marketing strategies : Nike and the global athletic footwear industry / Miguel Korzeniewicz -- The joys of global investment / Ted C. Fishman -- Gender and poverty : an analysis for action / Lourdes Beneria and Savitri Bisnath -- Does globalization lower wages and export jobs? / Matthew J. Slaughter and Phillip Swagel -- Globaphobia : confronting fears about open trade / Gary Burtless, Robert Z. Lawrence, Robert E. Litan, and Robert J. Shapiro. -- AI on human rights and labor rights / Amnesty International -- Pt. V. Political globalization I : the demise of the nation-state? The determination of statehood / Connie L. McNeely -- The end of the nation state / Kenichi Ohmae -- The commanding heights : the battle between government and the marketplace that is remaking the modern world / Daniel Yergin and Joseph Stanislaw -- Has globalization gone too far? / Dani Rodrik -- Partisan politics in the global economy / Geoffrey Garrett -- Seven common misunderstandings about the WTO / World Trade Organization -- Pt. VI. Political globalization II : reorganizing the world. The globalization of democracy / Larry Diamond -- The emergence and transformation of the international women's movement / Nitza Berkovitch -- Beijing Declaration / UN Fourth World Conference on Women -- World culture in the world polity : a century of international non-governmental organization / John Boli and George M. Thomas -- The UN's roles in international society since 1945 / Adam Roberts and Benedict Kingsbury -- Peace, security, and humanitarian action / Sadako Ogata -- Pt. VII. Cultural Globalization I : the role of media. The new international information order / Sean MacBride and Colleen Roach -- Covering the world / Lewis A. Friedland -- Peripheral vision / John Sinclair, Elizabeth Jacka, and Stuart Cunningham -- Cultural imperialism / John Tomlinson -- Pt. VIII. Cultural Globalization II : constructing identities. Disjuncture and difference in the global cultural economy / Arjun Appadurai -- Scenarios for peripheral cultures / Ulf Hannerz -- Global fundamentalism / Frank J. Lechner -- The fundamentalist impact on law, politics, and the constitution in Iran / Ann Elizabeth Mayer -- Obedience versus autonomy : women and fundamentalism in Iran and Pakistan / Shahla Haeri -- Islamic fundamentalism in Iran and the discourse of development / Majid Tehranian -- Pt. IX. Changing world society : environmentalism and the globalization of social problems. From one earth to one world / World Commission on Environment and Development -- Rio Declaration on Environment and Development / UN Conference on Environment and Development -- Greenpeace and political globalism / Paul Wapner -- Environmental advocacy networks / Margaret E. Keck and Kathryn Sikkink -- Building political will after UNCED : EarthAction International / Jackie Smith.
Summary ""Globalization" effectively captures the growth of linkages across national boundaries, the global expansion of a market economy, and the rise of a complex but integrated world society. With its broad coverage of political, economic, cultural, and individual dimensions, this volume provides readers with a deeper understanding of the globalization process."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject International economic relations.
International economic relations -- Social aspects.
International economic integration.
Indexed Term Relaciones económicas internacionales Aspectos sociales.
Integración económica internacional.
Added Author Lechner, Frank J.
Boli, John, 1948-
ISBN 0631214763 hb.
9780631214762 hb.
0631214771 pb.
9780631214779 pb.
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