The Blackwell Companion to Globalization
Edited by George Ritzer
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Blackwell Companion to Globalization by George Ritzer
Book DescriptionThis companion features original essays on the complexity of globalization and its diverse and sometimes conflicting effects. Written by top scholars in the field, it offers a nuanced and detailed examination of globalization that includes both positive and critical evaluations. * Introduces the major players, theories, and methodologies* Explores the major areas of impact, including the environment, cities, outsourcing, consumerism, global media, politics, religion, and public health* Addresses the foremost concerns of global inequality, corruption, international terrorism, war, and the future of globalization* Wide-ranging and comprehensive, an excellent text for undergraduate and graduate students in a range of disciplines
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405132749
(248mm x 175mm x 47mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author George Ritzer
Blackwell Companion to Globalization, Paperback (September 2016)
This companion features 35 original essays on the complexity of globalization and its diverse and sometimes conflicting effects. Written by top scholars in the field, it offers a nuanced and detailed examination of globalization that includes both positive and critical evaluations.
Globalization, Paperback (January 2015)
Updated to reflect the latest 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.
McDonaldization of Society, Paperback (December 2014)
The latest edition of George Ritzer's seminal book. One of the most popular sociology titles of all time, from a hugely respected name in the field.
Introduction to Sociology Interactive eBook, Paperback / softback (March 2014)» View all books by George Ritzer
Interactive eBook version of George Ritzer's bestselling undergraduate introduction. Students can link directly from the page to video, audio, journal articles, additional readings, glossary terms, and other relevant resources.
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Author Biography - George Ritzer
George Ritzer is Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland. He was awarded the 2000 Distinguished Contributions to Teaching Award by the American Sociological Association and he has authored more than 25 books including several student textbooks. He has been a major contributor to the literature on globalization, especially in The McDonaldization of Society (4 editions, last in 2004), Expressing America: A Critique of the Global Credit Card Society (1995) and most recently (2004), The Globalization of Nothing (2nd edition to be published in 2007 as The Globalization of Nothing 2). He is editor of The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology (2007).
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