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Globalization : social theory and global culture /

by Robertson, Roland.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered): Publisher: London : Sage, 1992Description: x, 211 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0803981864 (cased); 0803981872 (pbk) :.Subject(s): Social sciences -- Philosophy | Culture | International relations
Contents:
Globalization as a problem -- The cultural turn -- Mapping the global condition -- World-systems theory, culture and images of world order -- Japanese globality and Japanese religion -- The universalism-particularism issue -- 'Civiliztion,' civility and the civilizing process -- Globalization theory and civilization analysis -- Globality, modernity and the issue of postmodernity -- Globalization and the nostalgic paradigm -- 'The search for fundamentals' in global perspective -- Concluding reflections.
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Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 189-203.

Globalization as a problem -- The cultural turn -- Mapping the global condition -- World-systems theory, culture and images of world order -- Japanese globality and Japanese religion -- The universalism-particularism issue -- 'Civiliztion,' civility and the civilizing process -- Globalization theory and civilization analysis -- Globality, modernity and the issue of postmodernity -- Globalization and the nostalgic paradigm -- 'The search for fundamentals' in global perspective -- Concluding reflections.

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