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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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I would rate this book a 3 out of 5.

One thing that is clear is that you will not get rid of dissent by intimidation and forcing people to toe a party line. Lost interest but finished. However, overall I feel that the book fails in its aim to provide a very short introduction to this complex issue, due firstly to Steger’s unconcealed bias and secondly to the fact that it often feels like the work was quite hastily put together, with considerable filler.

Globalization: A Very Short Introduction by Manfred B. Steger

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.

I expected much more. This is a repeating pattern throughout history. Medical and Healthcare Law.

The fourth edition of this Very Short Introduction provides an exploration of both the causes and effects of the phenomenon. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Submitting a Proposal Your Contacts. The bit on “religious globalism” is incredibly short manffred superficial and hinges mwnfred the idea of Al-Qaeda as a single centralized organization, apparently ignorant of the considerable number of specialists who view it as a network of small groups that are rather loosely affiliated to one another.

Anyway, I belive the portuguese influence in the new discoveries of the XVI century and it’s importance in the future globalization was paramount and it didn’t get the deserved atention even in a manfreed introduction as this. About the Author s Manfred B. I’m obligated to give it 1 star lol. Contents a contested concept. My library Help Advanced Book Search.


Globalization: A Very Short Introduction

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. Williams Request an Inspection Copy. And if they try this route, justice globalism and all its activism will descend into a communist style organisation.

The actual writing style is needlessly indirect and opaque, even though the actual situation could be easily described – instead the author hides behind his ivory tower politically correct terms. If not, then yeah, this book is for you. By destroying their own countries culture, compounding the destruction already wielded by market globalists, justice globalists have took away the platform within which democratic values can be supported and within which they can make any sense and have any meaning.

Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription. The elections of last year were a rude awakening for these people who had come to just assume they were the majority and they were correct, as they surrounded themselves with people who echoed their views.

A Very Short Introduction.

Maybe the purpose was to provide more information about certain things in case people wanted to know more. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

The ecological dimension of globalization. Touched upon various aspects, I feel confident about this topic for now and some interesting real-life, recent examples used in the book to bring the material to life.

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Public Health and Epidemiology. History of Science and Technology. Steger’s research and teaching spans globalization, ideology, and non-violence. In the second half of the book, the writer identifies three vfry ideologies that drive globalization today. Steger includes many more examples, with fantastic citations that firmly define each as they appear today. Particularly great is chapter 2, which provides an globzlization of the full history of globalization which is, essentially, the history of humanity and thereby puts contemporary globalization into its proper context.


Steger looks at this issue from an unbiased perspective, looking at how this can help us grow and expand, and also how we can destroy mother Earth with our increasingly poor efforts to preserve her health.

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History of Science and Technology. Arts and Humanities Archaeology. The Great Ideological Struggle of the 21st Century, 3rd ed. I don’t want to belive it’s due to the author’s lack of shodt, and if it is not, it is beased information and a strongly negative point at this.

The political dimension of globalization 5.

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. For a book meant to be an introduction to globalization, Steger sure loves putting his own thoughts and opinions alongside the actual facts.

For a far more insightful historical view of globalizqtion, see “