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Globalization: The Key Concepts

Edited by Annabelle Mooney, Betsy Evans

Routledge – 2007 – 304 pages

Series: Routledge Key Guides

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Description

Viewed 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.

Contents

Key to Contributors. Acknowledgements. Introduction. Key Concepts

Author Bio

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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Description: Edited by Annabelle Mooney, Betsy Evans. Viewed 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...
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