Globalization

A Basic Text

by George Ritzer,

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  • 1118688341
  • 9781118687123
  • 9781118688342
  • 9781118687130

Updated to reflect recent global developments, the second edition of Globalization: A Basic Text presents an up-to-date introduction to major trends and topics relating to globalization studies.

  • Features updates and revisions in its accessible introduction to key theories and major topics in globalization
  • Includes an enhanced emphasis on issues relating to global governance, emerging technology, global flows of people, human trafficking, global justice movements, and global environmental sustainability
  • Utilizes a unique set of metaphors to introduce and explain the highly complex nature of globalization in an engaging and understandable manner
  • Offers an interdisciplinary approach to globalization by drawing from fields that include sociology, global political economy, political science, international relations, geography, and anthropology
  • Written by an internationally recognized and experienced author team
  • Wiley; November 2014
  • ISBN 9781118688342
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure EPUB format
  • Title: Globalization
  • Author: George Ritzer; Paul Dean
  • Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1118688341
  • 9781118687123
  • 9781118688342
  • 9781118687130

About The Author

George Ritzer is Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland. He has authored numerous books, including The McDonaldization of Society (Seventh Edition, 2012); and is editor of The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology (2007) and The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization (2012).

Paul Dean is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at Ohio Wesleyan University. He is co-editor of The Sociological Cinema, a website promoting video to teach and learn sociology.

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1118688341
  • 9781118687123
  • 9781118688342
  • 9781118687130