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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Reviews “eminently readable and dazzlingly erudite Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. So maybe it’s because I’m not as well versed in the topics, but I thought it was a great intro to the topics of globalism that have become buzzwords in our society. Anyway, I belive the portuguese influence in the new discoveries of the XVI century and it’s importanc Despite the manny negative reviews of this book I read I found it concise and interesting.
Medical and Healthcare Law. The ecological dimension of globalization 7: Paperbackpages. The name of Portugal is mencioned one time and after spain associated with other european countries.
This review is of the third edition. The book is a brief but brilliant exploration of a topic that must be of central importance to anyone concerned for global food security and, indeed, the very future of our planet. Aug 23, Avani rated it it was ok.
Globalization: A Very Short Introduction
A Very Short Introduction has been fully updated for a third edition, to include recent developments in global politics, the global economy, and environmental issues. Aug 17, PolicemanPrawn rated it really liked it Shelves: A very interesting and broad insight into globalisation.
Books by Manfred B. Cohen manrfed Krysten Connon. Rather than forcing such a complex social phenomenon into a single conceptual “Globalization” has become the buzz-word of our time.
Mar 14, Jamie rated it liked it Shelves: It is a conservative cultural reaction to a liberal style of stegee education that has got to the point of undermining Western Identity, and allowing no expression for western voices, but only for people who belong to a perceived oppressed minority group.
The book draws on a life-time of deep research while engaging vibrantly with manfed fast-changing world. Rather than forcing such a complex social phenomenon into a single conceptual framework, Manfred Steger presents globalization in plain, readable English as a multifaceted process encompassing global, regional, and local aspects of social life. Higher Education Skip to main content. There are no solid logical arguments largely theoretical and it is much more based on the authors own feelings.
Why are people giving this book a good rating? Sign in to annotate. The ecological dimension of globalization. The economic dimension of globalization. For a far more insightful historical view of globalization, see ” The justice globalists should realise that it is their flaws that have created this gery, 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.
Globalization: A Very Short Introduction by Manfred B. Steger
A Very Short Introduction. Jan 14, Esther rated it it was ok Shelves: For some, that works, for others not so much.
Front Matter Preface to the fourth edition List of abbreviations Gloobalization of illustrations List of maps List of figures 1. I learned far more reading these four than I did while reading books like “globalization: Presenting globalization as a multifaceted process encompassing global, regional, and local aspects of social life, Manfred B.
Request an Inspection Copy. What we have now is a reaction to this globalism in the west, though it is not primarily religiously motivated.
Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription. Steger does differentiate between Globalization a set of social proccesses of intensifying of global interdependence and Globalisms Ideologies that endow the concept of globalization with particular values and meanings.
Apr 06, Brian H rated it liked it Shelves: Publications Pages Publications Pages. This Very Short Introduction has been fully updated for a manffred edition, to include recent developments in global politics, the global economy, and environmental issues. I expected much more. Unsurprisingly this situation has created a reaction, and this reaction see’s that justice globalism is primarily motivated by attacking western culture where ever it sees it, in favour of a identity-less blob of people all welfare state dependent making their appeal to welfare state funding.
Started this book with the slightest of notions of what globalization is. Considers a lot introductikn the main concepts involved in this process. Finished it with a slightly less slight notion. I would rate this book a 3 out of 5. I would never recommend this to anyone to read. Steger Introductio Short Introductions.
While I wouldn’t disagree with any of the chapter’s content, its tone is patronizing and preachy and in any case the topic doesn’t warrant nearly as much attention as Steger affords it, as it is far from central to the general issue of globalization. The fact that he includes one of his own books in the reference section really rubs me the mamfred way.
The research used here is totally bogus. Steger Request an Inspection Copy.