Globalization

Globalization

Author: Shereen T. Ismael

Publisher: Calgary : Detselig Enterprises

ISBN: IND:30000079176552

Category: Social Science

Page: 286

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This book comprises a selection of papers from the proceedings of an International conference held under the auspices of the International Center for Contemporary Middle Eastern Studies at the Eastern Mediterranean University in 1998.

Globalization

Globalization

Author: William R. Nester

Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan

ISBN: NWU:35556041540436

Category: Political Science

Page: 200

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Introduction: Globalization, Perils and Prospects * Part 1: From the Dawn of Civilization to the Marne * Modernity and Its Discontents * The Rise and Fall of Civilizations * From Feudal to Modern Europe * Global Imperialism's First Wave * The Nation-State * Liberalism and Nationalism * The Industrial Revolution * Global Imperialism's Second Wave through World War I * Part 2: From Versailles to Copenhagen * Peace, Prosperity, and Collapse * Totalitarianism: The Rise of Communism and Fascism * The Anti-Colonial Struggle * World War II and the Postwar Liberal Global System * The Cold War from 1947 to 1968 * The Cold War from 1969 to 1991 * The Post Cold War World * Chapter 16: The Post September 11 World * Into the 21st Century: The Faustian Dilemma.

Understanding Cultural Globalization

Understanding Cultural Globalization

Author: Paul Hopper

Publisher: Polity

ISBN: UOM:39015073638127

Category: Political Science

Page: 233

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Paul Hopper leads the reader through the varied issues associated with globalization and culture, including deterritorialization, cosmopolitanism, cultural hybridization and homogenization as well as claims that aspects of globalization are provoking cultural resistance.

Globalization and Its New Divides

Globalization and Its New Divides

Author: Bastiaan de Gaay Fortman

Publisher: Purdue University Press

ISBN: STANFORD:36105114334175

Category: Political Science

Page: 232

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Most of the contributions in this volume originated as papers for two workshops of the Anniversary Conference of Tilburg University that was held in Tilburg, the Netherlands , on 26-28 March 2003. The Conference was entitled ""Sustainable Ties in the Information Society."" One of the workshops was on ""The Information Society and Its Discontents: The Search for ‘New' Recipes and Reform""; the other one was on ""Social Cohesion, Information Society and Education."" In light of obvious overlap of themes and content, after the Conference it was decided to join the efforts of the two work shops, and to strive for an integrated publication.

The Globalization of Security

The Globalization of Security

Author: Bryan Mabee

Publisher: New Security Challenges

ISBN: STANFORD:36105215465126

Category: Political Science

Page: 226

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The Globalization of Security is an important rethinking of the connections between globalization and security, focusing on a conceptual examination of the role of the state combined with key case studies. The book provides an analysis of the changing nature of security issues through three interlinking ways of conceptualizing the globalization of security: the expansion of the scope of threat, thinking about security in ‘global’ terms, and the development of transnational networks of power. Three cases are examined to provide potential examples of the globalization of security: nuclear weapons and the globalization of threat, the globalization of the arms industry, and the global security aspects of migration and citizenship. The book provides a novel historical sociological approach to the globalization of security, advancing both the understanding of security and the theory of state power in international relations.

The Impact of Globalization on the United States

The Impact of Globalization on the United States

Author: Michelle Bertho

Publisher: Praeger Pub Text

ISBN: 0275991814

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 980

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This is the first work to systematically demystify the impact of globalization on the United States and American society in particular, turning the tables on the more familiar idea of America as the nefarious globalizer of the developing world.