Description - Living with Globalization by Paul Hopper
The term 'globalization' generally refers to the homogenization of cultures across the world due to Western encroachment. However, as this book explains, the process is far more subtle, complex and uneven. Taking as its starting point the fundamental question of whether globalization exists, Living with Globalizationr provides a lively discussion of one of the most used and abused concepts in the 21st century. If globalization is a valid construct it manifests itself in lived experience, not abstract theories. Examining the ways in which globalization is contributing to patterns of conflict, Living with Globalization explores a range of case studies, ranging from 9/11 to identity formation. The book reveals the complex ramifications of globalization on society, government and everyday lives.
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Author Biography - Paul Hopper
Paul Hopper is Senior Lecturer in the School of Historical and Critical Studies, University of Brighton.