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Published: 01 July 2017

176 Pages | 42 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198779551

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Globalization: A Very Short Introduction

Fourth Edition

Manfred B. Steger

Very Short Introductions

  • Completely revised and updated to include the latest developments in the field of global studies
  • Shows how the transformative powers of globalization reach deeply into the political, cultural, technological, and ecological dimensions of contemporary social life
  • Explores the ideological aspects of globalization - looking at political movements both for and against globalization
  • Includes discussion of contemporary issues such as the rise of ISIL and related radical Islamist groups like Boko Haram, new waves of civil wars in Syria/Iraq/Yemen/Nigeria, and the EU fiscal crisis
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over eight million copies sold

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