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Globalization : a critical introduction /

by Scholte, Jan Aart.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xxv, 492 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1403904480 (hardback); 9780333977026 (paperback); ; 0333977025 (paperback).Subject(s): Globalization | International relations
Contents:
Part I. Framework of analysis. Globalization debates ; Defining globalization ; Globalization in history ; Explaining globalization -- Part II. Change and continuity. Globalization and production : from capitalism to hypercapitalism ; Globalization and governance : from statism to polycentrism ; Globalization and identity : from nationalism to hybridization ; Globalization and knowledge : from rationalism to reflexivity -- Part III. Normative and policy issues. Globalization and (in)security ; Globalization and (in)equality ; Globalization and (un)democracy ; (Re)constructing future globalizations.
Summary: This second edition takes a broader perspective giving increased coverage of other dimensions of globalization alongside its core focus on the rise of supraterritoriality which the author argues is globalization's most distinctive feature.
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Includes bibliographical references (p.426-476) and index.

Part I. Framework of analysis. Globalization debates ; Defining globalization ; Globalization in history ; Explaining globalization -- Part II. Change and continuity. Globalization and production : from capitalism to hypercapitalism ; Globalization and governance : from statism to polycentrism ; Globalization and identity : from nationalism to hybridization ; Globalization and knowledge : from rationalism to reflexivity -- Part III. Normative and policy issues. Globalization and (in)security ; Globalization and (in)equality ; Globalization and (un)democracy ; (Re)constructing future globalizations.

This second edition takes a broader perspective giving increased coverage of other dimensions of globalization alongside its core focus on the rise of supraterritoriality which the author argues is globalization's most distinctive feature.

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