Manfred B. Steger is Associate Professor Politics and Government at Illinois State University and Affiliate Faculty Member at the Globalization Research Center. Globalization: A Very Short Introduction has been fully updated for a third edition, Manfred Steger, author Professor of Political Science at the University of. Globalization: A Very Short Introduction has been updated with developments Manfred B. Steger, author Professor of Sociology, University of Hawai’i-Manoa.
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See 1 question about Globalization…. Other books in the series. Started this book with the slightest of notions of what globalization is. Steger Manfre an Inspection Copy.
The book draws on a life-time of deep research while engaging vibrantly with a fast-changing world. The cultural dimension of globalization 6. And if they try this route, justice globalism and all its activism will descend into a communist style organisation.
The cultural dimension of globalization. It examines the increasing communications and technology that help us spread ideas across the globe, for better, and sometimes, for worse.
At the end of the day, I haven’t learnt nearly as much about globalization from this book as I’d hoped to. The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area.
He also served as a globalization consultant for the U. Steger is a masterful guide through the complex morass of issues concerning globalization.
Feb 28, Shawn Birss rated it really liked it Shelves: I would rate this book a 3 out of 5. It did not take long to see that this book is based on pure agenda and propaganda and not facts. My library Help Advanced Book Search. I expected much more. Front Matter Preface to the fourth edition List of abbreviations List of illustrations List of maps List of figures 1.
Jul 23, Manpreet rated it it was amazing.
Preview — Syort by Manfred B. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Criminology and Criminal Justice. Rather than forcing such a complex social phenomenon into a single conceptual framework, Manfred Steger presents globalization in plain, readable English as shrt multifaceted process encompassing global, regional, and local aspects of social life. We are incapable of predicting the outcome of globalization and what our world will look like 50 – years from now as information is able to be processed and shared with those around the world in a matter of seconds.
Globalization: A Very Short Introduction
Jan 27, Cyndi rated it really liked it Shelves: Steger in the beginning affects a neutral voice, but this gives way to some fairly explicit views in the last two chapters. The bit on “religious globalism” is incredibly short and superficial and hinges on the idea of Al-Qaeda as a single centralized organization, apparently ignorant of the considerable number of specialists who view it as a network of small groups that are rather loosely affiliated to one another.
True anti-globalization movements are nationalistic movements. The economic dimension of globalization 4: By destroying their own countries culture, compounding the destruction already wielded by market globalists, introudction globalists have took away the platform within which democratic values can be supported and within which they can make any sense and have veery meaning. For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQsand if you can’t find the answer there, please contact us.
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Maybe the purpose was to provide more information about certain things in case people wanted to know vfry. I was assigned this book for a class to read and thought that I would be reading about how Global Markets work. The interesting thing is comparing the CIA to the KGB, and seeing how ever creeping government secrecy to defend against the enemy of the moment has eroded our civil rights.
Selected pages Title Page. I don’t feel comfortable giving books like this a star rating.
The introcuction dimension of globalization 5: If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code. I enjoyed the story of the elephant and the blind scholars. In particular, the ideology surrounding globalisation was nicely dissected.