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1st Edition

Fifty Key Thinkers on Globalization

ISBN 9780415559324
Published January 16, 2013 by Routledge
272 Pages

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Book Description

Fifty Key Thinkers on Globalization is an outstanding guide to often-encountered thinkers whose ideas have shaped, defined and influenced this new and rapidly growing field. The authors clearly and lucidly survey the life, work and impact of fifty of the most important theorists of globalization including:

  • Manuel Castells
  • Joseph Stiglitz
  • David Held
  • Jan Aart Scholte

Each thinker’s contribution to the field is evaluated and assessed, and each entry includes a helpful guide to further reading. Fully cross-referenced throughout, this remarkable reference guide is essential reading for students of politics and international relations, economics, sociology, history, anthropology and literary studies.

Table of Contents

Introduction  Fifty Key Thinkers  Index

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William Coleman is Professor of Political Science at the University of Waterloo and the Balsillie School of International Affairs in Canada. He has published widely in the areas of globalization studies and global public policy.

Alina Sajed is Assistant Professor of International Relations at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, China.