Globalization is usually said to be about markets and power, and, as a byproduct, culture. Whither Globalization? goes further, arguing that globalization may also be understood as a way of knowing and representing the world. Mittelman debunks several prevalent myths about globalization and 'anti-globalization', presenting alternatives to this ...Read MoreGlobalization is usually said to be about markets and power, and, as a byproduct, culture. Whither Globalization? goes further, arguing that globalization may also be understood as a way of knowing and representing the world. Mittelman debunks several prevalent myths about globalization and 'anti-globalization', presenting alternatives to this force and indicating a new common sense about future world order. Drawing on considerable original research, this book shows how globalization itself and globalization studies have changed since 9/11. Compact and accessible, Whither Globalization? is a major contribution to the study of globalization by one of the leading scholars in the field and is essential reading for students of international relations and international political economy. Key content includes: Part 1: Power Part 2: Knowledge Part 3: Ideology Part 4: Transformative PossibilitiesRead Less
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Fine. Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (21 Oct 2004)Date of Publication: 2004Binding: hardcoverEdition: Condition: NewDescription: 23.6 x 15.2 x 1.3 cm 0415342066 152 Pages. This series is designed to break new ground in the literature on globalization and its academic and popular understanding. Rather than perpetuating or simply reacting to the economistic understanding of globalization, this series seeks to and disciplines and convey a sense of alternative possibilities for the future. The tone of the series will be problem-oriented, practical and accessible; will seek to identify a set of global problems and adress these in a way that allows readers to recieve needed and essential information, as well as encounter new ideas about practical solutions and alternatives.
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