Thoroughly revised and updated, The Globalization Reader, Fourth Edition offers a provocative assessment of globalization by reviewing the current debates and ongoing research on the topic, providing readers with the most comprehensive introduction to globalization available today. Fully revised and updated with new readings on global governance, world soccer, the recent global financial crisis, global health, American evangelicals, and tropical deforestation Includes coverage on economic globalization, the role of media and religion in cultural globalization, and the link between environmentalism and the globalization of social problems Features coverage that ranges across economic, political, cultural, and experiential dimensions of social change Offers a wide variety of perspectives on globalization and captures many of the fault lines in current debates Stimulates discussion by including provocative contemporary works and by structuring sections around arguments that serve as connecting themesAbout the Author:
Frank J. Lechner is Professor of Sociology at Emory University. In addition to publishing numerous papers on religion and sociological theory, Lechner is the author of Globalization: The Making of World Society (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009), The Netherlands: National Identity and Globalization (2007), and World Culture: Origins and Consequences (with John Boli, Blackwell, 2005). John Boli is Professor of Sociology at Emory University. He has published extensively on global culture and organizations, education, and state authority. His books include World Culture: Origins and Consequences (with Frank J. Lechner, Blackwell, 2005), New Citizens for a New Society (1989) and Constructing World Culture (edited with George M. Thomas, 1999).
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Descripción Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "The new edition of The Globalization Reader is most impressive. It comprehensively covers the many dimensions of globalization, and incorporates the widest range of analytic and normative perspectives." - John W. Meyer , Professor of Sociology, emeritus, Stanford University "Lechner and Boli have done it again. The fourth edition of their reader is even more impressive than the previous three editions. It is very carefully organized, comprehensive, up-to-date and even-handed. I recommend it very strongly indeed as the most pedagogically fruitful text in the vast field of global studies." - Roland Robertson , University of Pittsburgh and University of Aberdeen "With many new features - the global financial crisis, the growth of Chinese world influence, global education, civil society, the globalization of justice, religious fundamentalism and much more - this fourth edition keeps The Globalization Reader at the forefront of the field. At once judicious and comprehensive in the selection of themes and issues, it provides essential tools for understanding the diverse dimensions of the global scene." - Bryan S. Turner , Presidential Professor of Sociology, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0470655631
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