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Title:
What is globalization?
Author:
Beck, Ulrich, 1944-2015.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Was ist Globalisierung? English
Publication Information:
Cambridge, UK : Polity Press ; Malden, MA : Blackwell, 2000.
Physical Description:
vii, 180 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780745621258

9780745621265
Format :
Book

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Central Library HF1359 .B413 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

This important new book offers an engaging and challenging introduction to the thorny paths of the globalization debate.


Author Notes

Ulrich Beck is Professor of Sociology at the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich.


Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Vitual Tax-Payers
The National State Caught between World Economy and Individualization: What is to be Done?
The Globalization Shock: A Belated Discussion
Part I Dimensions, Controversies, Definitions
1 The World Horizon Opens Up: On the Sociology of Globalization
2 Transnational Civil Society: How a Cosmopolitan Vision is Emerging
3 Contours of World Society: Rival Perspectives
Part II Perspectives
4 Errors of Globalism
5 Responses to Globalization
6 Europe and Globalization
Conclusion: Decline a la Carte: The Brazilianization of Europe
Further Reading
Index

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