The Key Concepts
Globalization by Annabelle Mooney
Book DescriptionViewed as a destructive force or an inevitability of modern society, globalization is the focus of a multitude of disciplines. A clear understanding of its processes and terminology is imperative for anyone engaging with this ubiquitous topic. Globalization: the Key Concepts offers a comprehensive guide to this cross-disciplinary subject and covers concepts such as: * homogenization * neo-Liberalism * risk * knowledge society * time-space compression * reflexivity. With extensive cross-referencing and suggestions for further reading, this book is an essential resource for students and interested readers alike as they navigate the literature on globalization studies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415368605
(216mm x 138mm x 23mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Viewed as a destructive force or a inevitability of modern society, Globalization is the focus of a multitude of disciplines. This book offers a guide to this cross-disciplinary subject and covers concepts such as: homogenization; neo-Liberalism; risk; knowledge; society; time-space compression; and, reflexivity.
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Author Biography - Annabelle Mooney
Annabelle Mooney is a Lecturer at Roehampton University. Her research interests include marginal religious movements, the semiotics of law, HIV and quality of life. Betsy Evans is a Research Associate at Cardiff University. Her research interests include language variation and change and attitudes to varieties of language.
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