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It allows dissent to grow and people can organize a meeting or protest without, or despite, leaders. The Sociology of Globalization Hardcover. Join our mailing list to get great info. In addition to topics such as America’s changing position in the world under President Obama, the growth of China as a global power and anti-globalization movements, Martell brings to the discussion other aspects of world affairs that sociologists have sometimes not focused on so much.
Uptake of social media and smartphones is uneven. With international pressure and the Internet, Mason says, change can be made quickly, the Arab revolutions if examples. You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site. The book argues that globalization offers many opportunities for greater interaction and participation in societies throughout the world, for instance through the media and migration, but also has dark sides such as war and martelll proliferation, global poverty, climate change and financial crisis.
Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Anti-globalization, global protest and anti-capitalism The first edition of The Sociology of Globalization discussed anti-globalization movements since the s. In doing so, he underlines the importance of economic motivations and structures, and shows how power, inequality and conflict are major factors in globalization.
Those in power can block and close websites, social media, and Internet or mobile phone networks. He has made an interesting topic into a book that is impossible to follow and understand.
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View download statistics for this item. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Martell draws attention to the power, inequality and conflict that are inherent in contemporary globalization. Mason says more women are involved in recent global protests, including as spokespeople and organizers. Write a customer review.
Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Some are grassroots activists, but they reach out to the local community, local needs, and the wider public. Taking in the cultural, political and economic dimensions of globalization, the book provides a thorough introduction to key debates and critically evaluates the causes and consequences of a globalizing world. The Sociology of Globalization. In a generation mass knowledge has become freely downloadable. Bringing the discussion right up to date, the new edition includes an increased emphasis on the rise of China, the aftermath of the financial crisis and austerity, the benefits of migration and open borders, and the changing structure of global inequality.
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Revolution via smartphone faces tough opposition if confronted by military force. Mason generalizes about phenomena that are specific.
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Ideas are spread by online sharing and liking, tested by peers rather than leaders or teachers. Martell argues that globalization offers many opportunities for greater interaction and participation in societies throughout the world, for instance through the media and migration, but also has dark sides such as conflict, global poverty, climate change and economic insecurity.
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In doing so, he underlines the importance of economic motivations and structures, and shows how power, inequality and conflict are major factors in globalization. My library Help Advanced Book Search. This book could not have been written in a more confusing manner. Request an Evaluation Copy for this title. Is Globalization a Solution to World Poverty? Share your thoughts with other customers. It is used in a globalization class I have taken and I am very disappointed in the author.
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Added magtell Your Shopping Cart. The new edition of this accessible and wide-ranging book demonstrates the distinctive insights that sociology has to bring to the study of globalization.
Taking in the cultural, political and economic dimensions of globalization, the book provides a thorough introduction to key debates and critically evaluates the causes and consequences of a globalizing world.
Concepts of Globalization 1 Perspectives on Globalization: Is Migration a Problem or a Solution? It updates on austerity, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, international migration, and the Internet. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The first edition of The Sociology of Globalizaation discussed anti-globalization movements since the s. His writing style is atrocious.