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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So far, they’re fantastic. Steger’s short book is dense with material, yet accessible, and left me feeling in only a few days as though I have a much stronger foundational understanding of globalization than I did before. Preview — Globalization by Manfred B. Sep 16, Mary Cebalt rated it did not like it.

I found its contents useful, but still feel w Globalization is hard to pin down as a concept. Queer Dance Clare Croft.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want shprt read. This Very Short Introduction has been fully updated for a fourth edition, to include recent developments in global politics, the global economy, and environmental issues. Cery was good on short history and some current trends and relations to politics, finance, market and cultures. Jul 23, Manpreet rated it it was amazing.


Lost interest but finished. The political dimension of globalization 5: Very Short Introductions 1 – 10 of books. Publications Pages Publications Pages.

As an American living and doing business in China for the last decade, ALL of my first hand experience attests to the simple truth described in Bad Samaritans and Blowback as being accurate, and everything free market related being naive of real world facts.

As for the third, I think the author could have given it a better name. Callaway Request an Inspection Copy. We are incapable of predicting the outcome of globalization and what our world will look like 50 – years from now as information is able to be processed and shared with those around the world in a matter of seconds.

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. The economic dimension of globalization 4: Academic Skip to main content. 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.

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I don’t feel comfortable giving books like this a star rating.

Globalization: A Very Short Introduction

Sep 16, Mohawkgrl rated it really liked it. Ideologies of globalization market globalism justice globalism religious globalisms. I had heard the story before, but it fits the definition. 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.

Globalization: A Very Short Introduction by Manfred B. Steger

Feb 25, Jonathan Hockey rated it liked it. The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject q. As one would expect from an academic approach, the first chapters define globalization, give a summary of the arguments for its existence, and a summary of the history of globalization since the founding of nation states.

Public Health and Epidemiology. Not terrible though, because he does also outline what globalization is all about, so I suppose in a biased way, he achieved the aims of the book. The ecological dimension of globalization 7.