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Globalizing World?, A: Culture, Economics and Politics
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GLOBALIZING WORLD?, A: CULTURE, ECONOMICS AND POLITICS

PAPERBACK BY HELD, DAVID

£27.99

ISBN
9780415329743
IMPRINT
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EDITION
2ND REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
STOCK FOR DELIVERY
LOW STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
196 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
01 APR 2004

DESCRIPTION

Today's news media is full of references to 'globalization' - a buzz word that is quickly becoming ubiquitous. But what exactly is globalization? What are its main driving forces? Does it truly embrace all aspects of our lives, from economics to cultural developments? A Globalizing World? examines these and other key questions in a highly accessible fashion, offering a clear and intelligent guide to the big ideas and debates of our time. In doing so, it does not take one particular stance for or against globalizaton; rather, it examines the arguments and evidence about its nature, form and impact. After introducing the main theoretical positions of those who have studied the subject, key chapters look at the changing form of modern communication and cultural industries, trade patterns and financial flows of the world economy, and whether or not the 'new political world order' is qualitatively different from the old state system. This is essential reading for all students of politics, economics and international relations.

CONTENTS

1. A Global Sense of Space 2. Culture and Information: The Globalization of Communication? 3. Economic Globalization 4. Governing Globalization