I the last two articles of the chapter, the authors discuss the globalization of certain religious movements. Mcdonald's In Hong Kong: James L. Political globalization I : the demise of the nation-state? World Society And The Nation-State: John W. Resisting globalization : critique and action. He is the co-author with Frank J. The E-mail message field is required. I did not think that it belonged in the book at all, as it did not tie closely to the theme of the book.
Therefore, any biases that are present in the work can be assumed to be representative of the author's own viewpoints and perspectives. Porto Alegre Call For Mobilization: World Social Forum 58. Scholars, activists, and organizations look with a critical eye at the many layers and dimensions of globalization. Part X Resisting Globalization: Critique and Action. It is not known what the reason is behind this focus on fundamentalism, but a majority of the articles in this chapter are focused on Muslim culture. About this Item: Wiley-Blackwell 2007-11-27, 2007.
He has published extensively on world culture, global organizations, state authority, and education. Watson 15 The Transnational Villagers 123 Peggy Levitt 16 The Great Game and the Informal Empire 131 David Goldblatt 17 Is Baseball a Global Sport? The one thing that was not clear was if Islam was chosen as an example because it was the best choice to illustrate the point being made, or if it was because the authors wanted to point out that it was on its way out in lieu of a more global and humanitarian viewpoint. By the end of the book, undergraduate students will have a better understanding of what globalization is and of the various viewpoints and opinions that surround the issue. Binding, dust jacket if any , etc may also be worn. Perhaps a better explanation of why these pieces were chosen would clear up the reasons behind the author's choice of these articles.
Realism And Complex Interdependence: Robert O. This article is food for thought, but it leaves many more questions than it answers. Preface to the Third Edition. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. He has published numerous papers on global change, fundamentalism, secularization, and sociological theory.
The authors chose some of the best well-known authors on the topic of globalization. The Globalization Reader makes sense of a term that has become an all-purpose catchword in contemporary debates. Lechner and Boli have brought together a large collection of important and worthwhile readings placed within a clear and effective organizational scheme. It offers a provocative assessment of economic globalization, examines the role of media and religion in cultural globalization, and explores the link between environmentalism and the globalization of social problems. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
Globalization And Sustainability: Wolfgang Sachs Questions Part X: Resisting Globalization: Critique And Action: Introduction 53. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. A portion of your purchase of this book will be donated to non-profit organizations. Meyer, John Boli, George M. They provided a number of viewpoints on both sides of the issues that are involved, providing a special emphasis on the struggle between tribalism and the need for conformity that globalization requires. Ritzer is also the editor of McDonaldization: The Reader; and author of other works of critical sociology related to the McDonaldization thesis, including Enchanting a Disenchanted World, The Globalization of Nothing, Expressing America: A Critique of the Global Credit Card Society, as well as a series best-selling social theory textbooks and Globalization: A Basic Text. Meyer, John Boli, George M.
Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. Strong States, Strong Teachers: Bruce Fuller 18. Meyer, John Boli, George M. Strong States, Strong Teachers Bruce Fuller. Lechner 42 Bin Laden and Other Thoroughly Modern Muslims Charles Kurzman 43 The Challenge of Fundamentalism Bassam Tibi 44 Globalized Islam: The Search for a New Ummah Olivier Roy 45 Obedience Versus Autonomy: Women and Fundamentalism in Iran and Pakistan Shahla Haeri 46 The Christian Revolution Philip Jenkins 47 Expanding World Culture: Pentecostalism as a Global Movement Frank J.
Preface to the Fourth Edition xi Sources and Acknowledgments xiii General Introduction 1 Part I Debating Globalization 6 Introduction 7 1 The Hidden Promise: Liberty Renewed 9 John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge 2 How to Judge Globalism 16 Amartya Sen 3 Globalisation: Nine Theses on Our Epoch 22 William I. About this Item: Wiley-Blackwell, 2007. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding. The third edition of The Globalization Reader makes sense of globalization by conveying its complexity, importance, and contentiousness from diverse vantage points. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. The authors accomplished their goal in this regard.
Part V Political Globalization I: The Demise of the Nation-State?. The only place where the argument seemed biased was in the discussion about fundamentalism, Islam, and women's rights. Choose expedited shipping if available for much faster delivery. With this in mind, one has to conclude that Kirchner and Boli's treatment of Islam and its affects on globalization are representative of their personal viewpoints. From One Earth To One World: World Commission On Environment And Development 48. Lechner and John Boli, has been substantially expanded and improved.