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All Connected Now
Life In The First Global Civilization

ISBN 9780367157135
Published September 30, 2020 by Routledge
320 Pages

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Going beyond the narrow economic focus common to most books about globalization, All Together Now describes four kinds of global change-economic, political, cultural, biological-all of which are now accelerating, driven by the increasing mobility of symbols, goods, people, and non-human life forms. Anderson describes how we are entering an age of o

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Globalizations -- The Global Animal -- The Meanings of the Twentieth Century -- Connections -- From Marketplaces to Placeless Markets -- Governance – with and without Governments -- The Wars and Games of Global Culture -- The Reconnected Biosphere -- Informatizations -- The Informatization of Global Society -- The Bio-Information Society -- Organizations and Reorganizations -- Participating in the Global Polis -- All the Global Villages -- Possibilities -- Global Visions and Divisions -- Global Challenges and Social Facts -- Toward a Global Open Society -- Epilogue

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Walter Truett Anderson is a political scientist, social psychologist, syndicated journalist and author of wide-ranging interests whose previous books include Evolution Isn't What It Used To Beand The Future of the Self. A resident of the San Francisco Bay Area, he works with a number of different organizations and currently serves as president of the World Academy of Art and Science.