Geographies of Globalization (Innbundet)

A Critical Introduction

Serie: Critical Introductions to Geography 


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2008
Antall sider: 296
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781405110525
Omtale Geographies of Globalization
Exploring a wide range of issues, from the integration of the world economy to how contemporary processes are shaping and shaped by nation-states and how workers are organizing transnationally in response to transformations in the planet s economic geography,
Geographies of Globalization is a critical examination of what has become the leitmotif of our contemporary world.

Challenges neoliberal assumptions on the nature of globalization

Provides a conceptual overview of how globalization is a spatial process and of its relation to capitalism

Explores whether we are in fact living in a more globalized world or only in a more internationalized one

Considers arguments concerning whether globalization is a new phenomenon or simply the latest manifestation of processes many hundreds of years in the making

Focuses on how nation-states have shaped, and been shaped by, contemporary processes of globalization , how globalization has been imagined discursively, and how workers are responding to such processes

Explores how workers are creating new organizing strategies in response to globalization

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