‘Globalization’ has become one of the defining buzzwords of our time – a term that This Very Short Introduction has been fully updated for a fourth edition. Globalization: A Very Short Introduction has been updated with developments Manfred B. Steger, author Professor of Sociology, University of Hawai’i-Manoa. Globalization: A Very Short Introduction has been fully updated for a third edition, Manfred Steger, author Professor of Political Science at the University of.

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Globalization: A Very Short Introduction

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Steger is bland, and mnafred few of his ideas are ludicrous. This Very Short Introduction has been fully updated for a fourth edition, to include recent developments in global politics, the global economy, and environmental issues. Oct 01, Angie rated it did not like it Shelves: Steger is a masterful guide through the complex morass of issues concerning globalization.

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Sign in to annotate. Jun 25, Selena rated it really liked it Shelves: Lists with This Book. I liked this book. Share your thoughts with other customers. It also discusses the West’s transition from “controlled economies” to “free market capitalism.


Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The actual writing style is needlessly indirect and opaque, even though the actual situation could be easily described – instead the author hides seger his ivory tower politically correct terms. Lost interest but finished. Feb 25, Jonathan Hockey rated it liked it.

Jun 12, Eitental rated it liked it Shelves: It definitely helped introductoin graphs, pictures and charts. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

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This book is fantastic. Touched upon various aspects, I feel confident about this topic for now and some interesting real-life, recent examples used in the book to bring the material to life. Criminology and Criminal Justice. Uncovering the New World Columbus Created ” discussing the global integration that started once Columbus arrived in the Americas and has never stopped.

I had to read it for my university course, and to be very honest I did not enjoy reading it that much because it feels like the entire book is made up of examples instead of facts. Can you imagine spending that much for a book this small? We are incapable of predicting the outcome introruction globalization and what our world will look like 50 – years from now as information is able to be processed and shared with those around the world in a matter of seconds.

There are a few useful maps, but there are also a lot of totally superfluous illustrations. These are market globalism, justice globalism, and jihadist globalism. The political dimension of globalization. In the final chapter, he also identifies a fourth ideology that he veryy not describe as deeply as he does the other three. Both of these issues are really inexcusable in a very short introduction.


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Mar intrroduction, Jamie rated it liked it Shelves: We 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. Front Matter Preface to the fourth edition List of abbreviations List of illustrations List of maps List of figures 1.

This book was read for my Globalization class. It really loses direction in the last two chapters and never recovers. This Very Short Introduction See all free Kindle reading apps.

Protectionist policies that put a state ahead of all others, to the state’s gain and the loss of those outside the state, are anti-globalization.