Globalization: The Greatest Hits, A Global Studies Reader by Manfred B. StegerGlobalization: The Greatest Hits, A Global Studies Reader by Manfred B. Steger

Globalization: The Greatest Hits, A Global Studies Reader

byManfred B. Steger

Hardcover | March 9, 2010

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The premier scholar of globalization studies, Manfred B. Steger, has brought together here the "greatest hits" of the field since it emerged in the 1980s. In addition to carefully selecting and editing twenty of the most influential pieces on globalization out of a vast repertoire of writing,Steger provides an original and insightful introduction that spotlights the gist of these gems while showing how they build on one another thematically. Manageable in length and price, this "top 20" list is perfect for all readers wanting to know how globalization has evolved and the way in which itserves as a backdrop to the current global economic crisis.
Manfred B. Steger is Professor of Global Studies and Director of the Globalism Research Centre at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University in Australia. He is also a Senior Research Fellow at the Globalization Research Center at the University of Hawai'i-Manoa. Steger has consulted widely on globalization in the government a...
Title:Globalization: The Greatest Hits, A Global Studies ReaderFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:March 9, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Manfred B. Steger: Introduction1. Theodore Levitt: The Globalization of Markets2. Arjun Appadurai: Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy3. Anthony Giddens: The Globalization of Modernity4. Roland Robertson: Mapping the Global Condition5. Paul Hirst and Grahame Thompson: Globalization: A Necessary Myth?6. Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri: Preface to Empire7. Saskia Sassen: The Global City Model8. Dennis Altman: The Globalization of Sexual Identities9. James A. Mittelman: Globalization: An Ascendant Paradigm?10. Joseph Stiglitz: The Promise of Global Institutions11. Mary Kaldor: Five Meanings of Global Civil Society12. Olivier Roy: Al Qaeda and the New Terrorists13. Manfred B. Steger: From Market Globalism to Imperial Globalism: Ideology and American Power after 9/1114. Jared Diamond: The World as a Polder: What Does It All Mean to Us Today?15. Valentine Moghadam: The Spectre That Haunts the Global Economy?: The Challenge of Global Feminism16. Paul James: Arguing Globalizations: Propositions towards an Investigation of Global Formation17. Mike Davis: The Urban Climacteric18. Manuel Castells: The New Public Sphere: Global Civil Society, Communication Networks, and Global Governance19. Jackie Smith and Marina Karides: Globalization and the Emergence of the World Social Forums20. William H. McNeill: Globalization: Long Term Process or New Era in Human Affairs?