The Globalization Reader, Paperback

The Globalization Reader Paperback

Edited by Frank J. Lechner, John Boli


Completely revised and updated, the fifth edition of this well-regarded textbook charts key topics and recent research in globalization along with the latest complexities and controversies in the field. * Includes a new section on globalization and identity and new readings on global inequality, mental illness, structural violence, microfinance, blood diamonds, world citizenship, the global justice movement, and sumo wrestling * Contains essential, thought-provoking readings by prominent scholars, activists, and organizations on the many dimensions of globalization, from political and economic issues to cultural and experiential ones * Examines foundational topics, such as the experience of globalization, economic and political globalization, the role of media and religion in cultural globalization, women s rights, environmentalism, global civil society, and the alternative globalization movement * Retains the helpful student features from prior editions, including an accessible format, concise introductions to major topics, stimulating examples, and discussion questions for each selection and section


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 624 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Globalization
  • ISBN: 9781118733554



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