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Globalization: A Very Short Introduction

Fifth Edition


Manfred B. Steger

28 May 2020

Very Short Introductions

'Globalization' is one of the defining buzzwords of our time, describing a variety of accelerating economic, political, and cultural processes that constantly change our experience of the world. The fifth edition of this Very Short Introduction provides an exploration of both the causes and effects of the phenomenon.

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The BRICS: A Very Short Introduction


Andrew F. Cooper

28 April 2016

Very Short Introductions

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa represent almost 18 per cent of the world economy, with their contribution to world growth having already exceeded 50 per cent. But what does the emergence of the BRICS mean for global politics? Andrew Cooper discusses the BRICS as a concept and its practice in global politics.

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Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition


James Fulcher

25 June 2015

Very Short Introductions

In this Very Short Introduction James Fulcher considers what capitalism is, the forms it can take around the world, and its history of crises and long-term development. In this new edition he discusses the fundamental impact of the global financial crises of 2007-8 and what it has meant for capitalism worldwide.

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