Manfred B. Steger is Associate Professor Politics and Government at Illinois State University and Affiliate Faculty Member at the Globalization Research Center. Globalization: A Very Short Introduction has been fully updated for a third edition, Manfred Steger, author Professor of Political Science at the University of. Globalization: A Very Short Introduction has been updated with developments Manfred B. Steger, author Professor of Sociology, University of Hawai’i-Manoa.

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A Very Short Introduction. What we have now is a reaction to this globalism in the west, though it is not primarily religiously motivated.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. The section on “justice globalism”, on the other hand, is totally uncritical.

We have now seen the clear rise of a new political force on the right, not religiously motivated, that is against aspects of market globalism, as defined in this book, and against introudction of justice gl Considers a lot of the main concepts involved in this process.

As such, its biggest strength is that it has a seemingly thorough section on recommended further reading, so hopefully I’ll be able to find something a bit better there! The elections of last year were a rude awakening for these people who globaliaztion come to just assume they were the majority and intrroduction were correct, as they surrounded themselves with people who echoed their views. Submitting a Proposal Your Contacts. The Globalization of World Politics: Selected pages Title Page. Steger looks at its causes and effects, examines whether it is a new phenomenon, and explores the question of whether, ultimately, globalization is a good or a bad thing.


Request an Inspection Copy. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. It seems there would be many wars that would be fought before this scenario played out as there is power associated with borders and those in introudction would not the borders erased.

Globalization: A Very Short Introduction – Manfred B. Steger – Oxford University Press

It, far from empowering people, is creating a new kind of serfdom, completely opposite to its supposed aim of democratic transparency, accountability and egalitarianism. In the overall it’s a fast read with a interesting compilation of facts about globalization, specially the arguments pro and counter.

It was concise and an excellent resource for quickly finding information as a starting point of the concepts shotr in a Globalization course.

Well written, properly cited, and with a balanced review of manfres positive and cynical takes on the subject.

Not based necessarily on national boundaries, but based on a perception of a common western culture under attack from within by a liberal PC culture that has gone too far and from without by intolerant religious factors such as Islam. What I called my own anti-globalization was really more like justice globalism.

May 25, Fraser added it. Apr 06, Brian H rated it liked it Shelves: Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription. It definitely helped having graphs, pictures and charts.

Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. Steger born is Professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Legal System and Practice. He also served as a globalization consultant for the U. I have been involved in manfrrd actions and social justice movements for many years. Medical and Healthcare Law. A Very Short Introduction. A Century of War: The ecological dimension of globalization 7.


Uncovering the New World Columbus Created ” discussing the global integration that started once Columbus arrived in the Americas and has never stopped. But the first chapter more than makes up for it – for one being balanced, second being historical rather than angling towards any particular perspective sociological or otherwise. The justice globalists should realise that it is their flaws that have created this situation, as much as they may try to project it on to enemies who they periodically call fascist, racist, homophobe, sexist, etc without doing any research to back up their claims.

The cultural dimension sreger globalization. These are market globalism, justice globalism, and jihadist globalism. A Very Short Introduction.

Globalization: A Very Short Introduction

This book still had a lot for me, especially for getting a clear, overall perspective on the subject. Open Preview See a Problem? I don’t want to belive it’s due to the author’s lack of information, and if it is not, it is beased information and a strongly negative point at this. It examines the increasing communications and technology that help us spread ideas across the globe, for better, and sometimes, for worse. I found the language very accessible, and the books organization very well-laid out.

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It really loses direction in the last two chapters and never recovers.