Sociology of Globalization: Cultures, Economies, and Politics

Editor/Author Iyall Smith, Keri E.
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Westview Press

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ISBN: 978-0-81-334669-4
Category: Social Sciences - Sociology
Image Count: 7
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

A diverse and engaging collection on the sociology of globalization that offers a systematic analysis of globalization and its impacts on people worldwide.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • List of Figures and Tables
  • INTRODUCING GLOBALIZATION
  • 1 What Is Globalization?
  • 2 A New Millennium - Jürgen Osterhammel and Niels P. Petersson
  • 3 Globalization - Anthony Giddens
  • CULTURE
  • 4 Globalizing Cultures
  • 5 Globalization as Hybridization - Jan Nederveen Pieterse
  • 6 Social Theory, Cultural Relativity, and the Problem of Globality - Roland Robertson
  • 7 Nothing (and Something) - George Ritzer
  • 8 Jihad vs. McWorld or Jihad via McWorld? - Benjamin Barber
  • 9 Re-embedding Identity Politics as a Response to Globalization - Thomas Hylland Eriksen
  • 10 The Production of Locality - Arjun Appadurai
  • Ancillary Materials
  • ECONOMY
  • 11 Globalizing Economies
  • 12 Ending the Crisis of Capitalism or Ending Capitalism - Samir Amin
  • 13 Global Class Formation and the Rise of a Transnational Class - William I. Robinson
  • 14 The ABCs of Free Trade Agreements - The Dollars & Sense Collective
  • 15 The Ghosts in the Trees - Rachel Louise Snyder
  • 16 China Makes, the World Takes - James Fallows
  • 17 The Contradictions of Global Capitalism and the Future of Global Society - William I. Robinson
  • 18 Humanitarianism or the Internationalism of the Peoples? - Samir Amin
  • Ancillary Materials
  • POLITICS
  • 19 Globalizing Politics
  • 20 One Community - Peter Singer
  • 21 Human Rights - Judith Blau and Alberto Moncada
  • 22 Global Sociology and the Nature of Rights - Bryan S. Turner
  • 23 Democracy's Failing Light - Arundhati Roy
  • 24 The Counteroffensive to the 1960s Insurgencies: The Crime Issue - Dennis Loo
  • 25 Rights and Duties - Judith Blau and Alberto Moncada
  • 26 Humanitarian Intervention: Global Enforcement of Human Rights - Wayne Sandholtz
  • Ancillary Materials
  • Source Credits