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Author Turner, Bryan S.

Title The Routledge international handbook of globalization studies / edited by Bryan S. Turner
Published Abingdon [England] ; New York : Routledge, 2010

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Description xxiv, 702 pages ; 26 cm
Series Routledge international handbooks
Routledge international handbooks.
Contents Theories of globalization : issues and origins / Bryan S. Turner -- Limiting theory : rethinking approaches to cultures of globalization / Smitha Radhakrishnan -- Economic theories of globalization / Patrik Aspers and Sebastian Kohl -- Internet and globalization / Lior Gelernter and Motti Regev -- Anti-globalization movements : from critiques to alternatives / Tom Mertes -- History and hegemony : the United States and twenty-first century globalization / Jan Nederveen Pieterse -- Vulnerability and globalization : the social impact of globalization / Peadar Kirby -- Transformations of the world's population : the demographic revolution / John MacInnes and Julio Pérez Díaz -- All that is molten freezes again : migration history, globalization, and the politics of newness / Adam McKeown -- Climate change, globalization, and carbonization / Ronnie D. Lipschutz and Felicia Allegra Peck -- Infectious disease and globalization / Susan Kippax and Niamh Stephenson -- Globalization, disasters, and disaster response / Habib Khondker -- The globalization of crime / Robert Winslow and Virginia Winslow -- Religion out of place? : the globalization of fundamentalism / Peter Beyer -- Globalization and indigenous peoples : new old patterns / Carlos Gigoux and Colin Samson -- Genocide in the global age / Martin Shaw -- Global elites / Jan Pakulski -- Globalization, ethnic conflict, and nationalism / Daniele Conversi -- The global drive to commodify pensions / Robin Blackburn -- Popular culture, fans, and globalization / Cornel Sandvoss -- Film and globalization : from Hollywood to Bollywood / Stephen Teo -- Global cities / Chris Hudson -- Crossing divides : consumption and globalization in history / Frank Trentmann -- Pluralism, globalization, and the "modernization" of gender and sexual relations in Asia / Michael G. Peletz -- Globalization and food : the dialectics of globality and locality / David Inglis -- Borders, passports, and the global mobility / Mark B. Salter -- Globalization of space : from the global to the galactic / Peter Dickens and James S. Ormond -- Globalization and Americanization / Stephen Mennell -- Globalization and labour : putting the ILO in its place / Anthony Woodiwiss -- The globalization of human rights / Thomas Cushman -- Global civil society and the World Social Forum / Kay Anantram, Christopher Chase-Dunn, Ellen Reese -- Muslim cosmopolitanism : contemporary practice and social theory / Humeira Iqtidar -- New cosmopolitanism in the social sciences / Ulrich Beck and Nathan Sznaider -- Globalization and its possible futures / Bryan S. Turner
Summary This book explores key theories and issues related to the causes and consequences of globalization (and therefore any of the below-mentioned topics should be understood as referring to globalization or global phenomenon even if it is not explicit). A section on theories and definitions addresses cultures of globalization, economic theories, the Internet, critiques and alternatives from "anti-globalization" movements, hegemony and the United States, and the social impact of globalization. Under the heading "substantive issues," the reader discusses demographic changes, migration, climate change, infectious disease, disasters and disaster response, crime, religious fundamentalism, indigenous peoples, genocide, ethnic conflict and nationalism, and the commodification of pensions. A section on institutions and cultures explores popular culture and fans, film, global cities, consumption, pluralism and the "modernization" of gender and sexual relations in Asia, food, border regulation and mobility, the globalization of space, and Americanization. A final section discusses "critical solutions" in chapters that examine the role of the International Labour Organization, human rights, civil society and the World Social Forum, Muslim cosmopolitanism, and possible futures of globalization
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Globalization -- Cross-cultural studies.
Globalization -- Economic aspects.
Globalization -- History.
Globalization -- Social aspects.
Globalization.
Social evolution.
Author Turner, Bryan S.
LC no. 2009011558
ISBN 020387000X (e-book)
0415458080 (hardback)
9780203870006 (ebook)
9780415458085 (hardback)