Globalization and After
While accepting that globalization is here to stay, the distinguished contributors to this volume voice skepticism about the claims of its supposed benefits. Instead, they believe that in its present form globalization is essentially unequal and biased, besides being environmentally destructive. Analyzing the issues from a variety of theoretical and disciplinary perspectives, the contributors address a number of important questions concerning the current form of globalization and its future course.
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List of Tables
Globalization or The Age of Transition?
Business as Usual or Radical Shift?
The Future of Globalization
Whose Benefit Anyway?
Globalization and its Future Shock
Global Environmental Crisis and Ecological Futures
The Impact of Globalization on Local Communities
Globalization and After?
Capitalist Globalization and the AntiGlobalization Movement
Social Movements in a Globalized World
The Effects of Global Economic Expansion on
Division and Dissent in the AntiGlobalization Movement
About the Editors and Contributors
Art McDonaldization and the Globalization of Nothing
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