Completely revised and updated, the fifth edition of thiswell–regarded textbook charts key topics and recent research inglobalization along with the latest complexities and controversiesin the field.
Includes a new section on globalization and identity and newreadings on global inequality, mental illness, structural violence,microfinance, blood diamonds, world citizenship, the global justicemovement, and sumo wrestling
Contains essential, thought–provoking readings by prominentscholars, activists, and organizations on the many dimensions ofglobalization, from political and economic issues to cultural andexperiential ones
Examines foundational topics, such as the experience ofglobalization, economic and political globalization, the role ofmedia and religion in cultural globalization, women s rights,environmentalism, global civil society, and the alternativeglobalization movement
Retains the helpful student features from prior editions,including an accessible format, concise introductions to majortopics, stimulating examples, and discussion questions for eachselection and section