Manfred B. Steger is Associate Professor Politics and Government at Illinois State University and Affiliate Faculty Member at the Globalization Research Center. Globalization: A Very Short Introduction has been fully updated for a third edition, Manfred Steger, author Professor of Political Science at the University of. Globalization: A Very Short Introduction has been updated with developments Manfred B. Steger, author Professor of Sociology, University of Hawai’i-Manoa.
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Globalization: A Very Short Introduction – Manfred B. Steger – Oxford University Press
Steger does differentiate between Globalization a set of social proccesses of intensifying of global interdependence and Globalisms Ideologies that endow the concept of globalization with particular values and meanings. It is by its nature a dynamic topic. Sign in to annotate. The economic dimension of globalization 4.
Considers a lot of the main concepts involved in this process. All that sort of stuff.
Reviews “eminently readable and dazzlingly erudite I don’t want to belive it’s due to the author’s lack of information, and if it is not, it is beased information and a strongly negative point at this. The ecological dimension of globalization 7.
Table of Contents Preface to the fourth edition List of abbreviations List of illustrations List of maps List of figures 1: I hated almost every moment of this book. All these groups have lined themselves up against “privileged white males”, which includes many females and many non-white people, if they don’t tow the party linewhere they see these people as representing a culture that should be destroyed. It is by its nature a dynamic topic. Front Matter Preface to the fourth edition List of abbreviations List of illustrations List of maps List of figures 1.
Globalization: A Very Short Introduction
The cultural dimension of globalization 6. In this fourth edition Steger discusses some of the key features of recent years, such as the EU fiscal crisis, the rise of robot technology and new war technology with civilian usage such as drones, the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, and new identity discussions around gender fluidity and sex change in the media. Steger looks at its causes and effects, examines whether it is a new phenomenon, and explores the question of whether, ultimately, globalization is a good or a bad thing.
The bit on “religious globalism” is incredibly short and superficial and hinges on the idea of Al-Qaeda as a single centralized organization, apparently ignorant of the considerable number of specialists who view it as a network of small groups that are rather loosely affiliated to one another.
Arts and Humanities Archaeology. The future of globalization References Further Reading Index. The cultural introdudtion of globalization 6.
I found its contents useful, but still feel w Globalization is hard to pin down as a concept. What I called my own anti-globalization was really more like justice globalism. Choose your country or region Close. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in veery, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.
Introduction to International Relations: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Jun 25, Selena rated it really liked it Shelves: Legal System and Practice. He is the author or editor of twenty-five books on globalization and the history of political ideas, including The Rise of the Global Imaginary: Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a globaliztion.
I’d recommend this to anyone who like me is interested in knowing more but not dedicated enough to buy a full page book on globalism. I think you could call it a cultural backlash. A growing number of scholars and political activists have invoked the term to describe a variety of changing economic, political, cultural, ideological, and environmental processes that are alleged to have accelerated in the last few decades.
Jan 09, Rhythima rated it liked it Shelves: Publications Pages Publications Pages. Rather than forcing such a complex social phenomenon into a single conceptual framework, Manfred Steger presents globalization in plain, readable English as a multifaceted process encompassing global, regional, and local aspects of social life.
In this fourth edition Steger discusses some of the key features of recent years, such as the EU fiscal crisis, the rise of robot technology and new war technology with globzlization usage such as drones, the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, and new identity discussions around gender fluidity and sex change in the media.
The fourth is imperial globalism. Unfortunately, Steger seems to completely lose the plot in chapter 6, which is supposedly about “the ecological dimension of globalization” but is actually just a straightforward description of the way that humanity is damaging the environment.