Globalization: A Very Short Introduction. 'Globalization' has become one of the defining buzzwords of our time - a term that describes a variety of accelerating economic, political, cultural, ideological, and environmental processes that are rapidly altering our experience of the world. It is by its nature a dynamic topic - and this Very Short Introduction has been fully updated for 2009, to include developments in global politics, the impact of terrorism, and environmental issues. Presenting globalization in accessible language as a multifaceted process encompassing global, regional, and local aspects of social life, Manfred B. Steger looks at its causes and effects, examines whether it is a new phenomenon, and explores the question of whether, ultimately, globalization is a good or a bad thing.
|Språk: Engelsk||Sidetall: 168|
|ISBN: 9780199552269||Vekt: 303 g|
|Forlag: Oxford University Press||Innbinding: Heftet|
|Utgitt: 2009||Veil. pris: 0 kr|