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Runaway World
By Anthony Giddens

Runaway World

How Globalization is Reshaping Our Lives

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Runaway World by Anthony Giddens

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'This little book is full of insights about who we are and where we are going.' - Financial Times The most accessible book yet by one of the most influential thinkers of our time, Runaway World evaluates the ever-increasing impact of globalization today. Extending his arguments beyond the merely economic, Giddens shows how our growing interdependence directly affects our everyday lives. Neither a cheerleading endorsement of emerging markets, nor a fearful rant on the growth of terrorism or loss of American jobs, this is a book about a world that grows smaller every day, and how those changes are affecting our culture, our traditions, our families, and our politics. Identifying globalization as a true cultural force, this eloquent and important volume is the starting point for anyone concerned about our increasingly interconnected world.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415944878
ISBN-10: 0415944872
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 11mm)
Pages: 138
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Dec-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Now in its eighth edition, this continues to be the indispensable guide to understanding the world we make and the lives we lead. Revised and updated throughout, it remains unrivalled in its vibrant, engaging and authoritative introduction to sociology.

Turbulent and Mighty Continent by Anthony Giddens Turbulent and Mighty Continent, Paperback (December 2014)

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Author Biography - Anthony Giddens

Anthony Giddens is the director of the London School of Economics and Political Science and been an advisor to both Tony Blair and Bill Clinton. A cofounder of Polity Press, he is the author of many books including the international bestseller The Third Way. He has seven honorary degrees and has taught at Cambridge, Boston, Harvard, New York and Stanford universities and the University of California, Berkeley and the Sorbonne.

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