For introductory to mid-level courses in World Politics, American Foreign Policy, Global Issues, and International Relations. Filling a clear void in the field, this text presents the dangers and possibilities inherent in the unfolding process known as globalization. It provides a description and analysis of this evolving global environment from a proponents and opponents conceptual framework, expectations, and methodology. In doing so, this text aims to demystify some of the rhetoric, or "hype" surrounding the concept of globalization.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. The Struggle to Understand Globalization in the Twenty-first Century Chapter 2. Untangling Globalization Chapter 3. Economic Globalization: Market Integration Chapter 4. Economic Globalization: Growth, Development, Promise, and Anxiety Chapter 5. The Political Challenges of Globalization Chapter 6. Political Globalization: Sovereignty Under Siege? Chapter 7. Cultural Globalization: Homogenization, Harmony, Resistance, and Discord Chapter 8. Globalization and the Environment Chapter 9. Globalization for All?
Lui Hebron is Assistant Professor of Global and Maritime Studies at the California Maritime Academy. John F. Stack is Professor of Political Science and Law at Florida International University.