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Globalization

2nd Edition

By Malcolm Waters

Routledge

268 pages

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The constraints of geography are shrinking and the world is becoming a single place. Globalization and the global society are increasingly occupying the centre of sociological debates. Widely discussed by journalists and a key goal for many businesses, globalization has become a buzz-word in recent years. In this extensively revised and restructured new edition of Globalization , Malcolm Waters provides a user-friendly introduction to the main arguments about the process, including a chapter on the critiques of the globalization thesis that have emerged since the first edition was published.

Table of Contents

1. A World of Difference 2. Trading Places: The international economy 3. Open Spaces: The globalizing economy 4. States of Flux: International politics 5. Whither the State?: Globalizing politics 6. Clashing Civilizations: International cultures 7. New World Chaos: Globalizing cultures 8. Real World Arguments

About the Series

Key Ideas

This popular series covers the main concepts, issues, debates and controversies in sociology and the social sciences. The books are concise and informative yet lively. Written by leading authorities in the field, they give students access to 'new sociology' in manageable form.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General