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