What is globalization? / Ulrich Beck; translated by Patrick Camiller.

by Beck, Ulrich, 1944-2015Looking glass.

Publisher: Cambridge : Polity, 2000.Description: vii, 180 pages.ISBN: 0745621252; 0745621260.Subject(s): GlobalizationLooking glass | International economic relationsLooking glass | International relationsLooking glassNote: Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This important new book offers an engaging and challenging introduction to the thorny paths of the globalization debate.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Vitual Tax-Payers
  • The National State Caught between World Economy and Individualization: What is to be Done?
  • The Globalization Shock: A Belated Discussion
  • Part I Dimensions, Controversies, Definitions
  • 1 The World Horizon Opens Up: On the Sociology of Globalization
  • 2 Transnational Civil Society: How a Cosmopolitan Vision is Emerging
  • 3 Contours of World Society: Rival Perspectives
  • Part II Perspectives
  • 4 Errors of Globalism
  • 5 Responses to Globalization
  • 6 Europe and Globalization
  • Conclusion: Decline a la Carte: The Brazilianization of Europe
  • Further Reading
  • Index

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Ulrich Beck is Professor of Sociology at the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich.

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