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Published: 01 August 2020

184 Pages | 42 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198849452

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Globalization: A Very Short Introduction

Fifth 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
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over ten million copies sold

New to this Edition:

  • Engages with the current populist challenges to globalization
  • Offers a balanced appraisal of the current status of globalization - both the idea and the process
  • Discusses the rapid evolution of new technologies, and their impact on globalization

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