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Readings in Globalization

Key Concepts and Major Debates


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This unique and engaging anthology introduces students to the major concepts of globalization within the context of the key debates and disputes. Introduces globalization through its basic concepts, rather than thematically; a distinctive approach that provides students with a better grasp of what social science has to offer on the topic Utilizes concepts from interdisciplinary sources, bringing together work from key figures across a number of fields - from Weber and Marx, to contemporary figures in the field, including Beck, Bauman, Castells, and Homi Bhabha Includes excerpts to illustrate ideas, all at an appropriate level of difficulty for an undergraduate audience Offers all of this in the dynamic context of major debates surrounding the basic concepts and the fundamental realities of globalization Designed so it can be used independently, or alongside Ritzer?s Globalization: A Basic Text for a complete student resource

Author Biography

George Ritzer is Distinguished University Professor at theUniversity of Maryland, with awards that include the AmericanSociological Association s Distinguished Contribution toTeaching Award. He is the author of numerous books including Globalization: A Basic Text (2009), The McDonaldizationof Society (1993; 2008), and The Globalization ofNothing (2003; 2007). He is also editor of The Encyclopediaof Social Theory (2005), The Blackwell Encyclopedia ofSociology (2007), The Blackwell Companion toGlobalization (2007), and the forthcoming The BlackwellEncyclopedia of Globalization. His work has been translatedinto more than 20 languages. Zeynep Atalay is a PhD Candidate in Sociology at theUniversity of Maryland. Her research interests lie inglobalization, civil society, social movements, and NGO networks.Her current research explores the ways in which Muslim NGOsmobilize global networks through civil society.
Release date Australia
April 9th, 2010
Edited by George Ritzer Edited by Zeynep Atalay
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
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