9780813346694

Sociology of Globalization : Cultures, Economies, and Politics

  • ISBN 13:

    9780813346694

  • ISBN 10:

    081334669X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/31/2012
  • Publisher: Perseus Books

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Summary

A rich collection of diverse voices, The Sociology of Globalizationexamines the processes of globalization as well as its impact on people around the world. It looks beyond the headlines, stereotypes, and hype and features a balanced selection of classic scholarship and theory, cutting-edge research, and engaging journalism. Key pieces from imminent scholars, journalists, and theorists will resonate with students, stretch the classroom into their daily lives, and give the study of globalization concrete meaning. Each of three sections-culture, economy, and politics-begins with an original introduction from the editor which familiarizes readers with essential themes and concepts and provides necessary context for the readings that follow. Useful resources for further research, including books, articles, photos, and websites, are also provided to exemplify and add relevance to major topics. Accessible and expansive, this is the ideal primary reader or supplement for undergraduate courses on the sociology of globalization.

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