Designed specifically for introductory globalization courses,Introducing Globalization helps students to develop informedopinions about globalization, inviting them to become participantsrather than just passive learners. Identifies and explores the major economic, political andsocial ties that comprise contemporary global interdependency Examines a broad sweep of topics, from the rise oftransnational corporations and global commodity chains, to globalhealth challenges and policies, to issues of worker solidarity andglobal labor markets, through to emerging forms of global mobilityby both business elites and their critics Written by an award-winning teacher, and enhanced throughout bynumerous empirical examples, maps, tables, an extendedbibliography, glossary of key terms, and suggestions for furtherreading and student research Supported by additional web resources – available uponpublication at ahref="http://www.wiley.com/go/sparke"www.wiley.com/go/sparke/a– including hot links to news reports, examples ofglobalization and other illustrative sites, and archived examplesof student projects Engage with fellow readers of Introducing Globalizationon the book's Facebook page at ahref="http://www.facebook.com/IntroducingGlobalization"www.facebook.com/IntroducingGlobalization/a,or learn more about this topic by enrolling in the free Courseracourse Globalization and You at ahref="https://www.coursera.org/course/globalization"www.coursera.org/course/globalization/a
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This volume examines the Eurasian engagement with geographies of globalisation through an understanding of the intersection of space and place in Eurasia, Eurasian encounters with globalisation in terms of shifting spheres in politics, economics and culture, levels of integration and the intricate patterns of roads and routes. It also takes note of challenges encountered by social groups and communities in the face of globalising tendencies. The role of emerging alternatives within the region and community partnerships in Eurasia has also been addressed. Written by Eurasian scholars and others working on the region, it takes note of the formal and informal linkages between local communities and the larger global arena of which they are a part. The Eurasian context and the changing contours of Eurasia’s globalised space have been addressed in this book. The book would be of value to scholars and practitioners engaged in policy debates and area studies.
Updated to reflect recent global developments, the second edition of Globalization: A Basic Text presents an up-to-date introduction to major trends and topics relating to globalization studies. Features updates and revisions in its accessible introduction to key theories and major topics in globalization Includes an enhanced emphasis on issues relating to global governance, emerging technology, global flows of people, human trafficking, global justice movements, and global environmental sustainability Utilizes a unique set of metaphors to introduce and explain the highly complex nature of globalization in an engaging and understandable manner Offers an interdisciplinary approach to globalization by drawing from fields that include sociology, global political economy, political science, international relations, geography, and anthropology Written by an internationally recognized and experienced author team
Doctoral Thesis / Dissertation from the year 2015 in the subject Earth Science / Geography - Geopolitics, grade: PhD, Panjab University (Panjab University), language: English, abstract: The discourse of ‘climate migrations’ will reinforce the old borders (physical and mental) and create new ‘climate borders’ between India and Bangladesh. In International Relations State system is expected uphold five basic social values security, freedom, order, justice and welfare but climate change would be challenging all these social values. This work revolves around interrelated key concepts of critical geopolitics, imaginative geographies and borders in order to map out geopolitics of fear, deployed through the imaginative geographies of climate induced migrations, and analyze its implications for India and Bangladesh. This work stated that a critical social science intervention in the nascent discourse of ‘climate change migration’ is needed, in order to uncover and analyze the political uses and abuses of climate fear, and growing securitization and militarization of climate change policy and responses. Far from being the problem of National Security and the state and non state actors needs to desecuretise the issue of climate induced migration and shift their attention towards the most neglected aspects of climate affair i.e. the issue climate ethics and equity. This work further explore the prospects of counter imaginative geographies of hope and the role they could possibly play in approaching the issue of climate change induced migration from the angle of human security and human rights of the socially disadvantaged, dispossessed and disadvantage in the Global South.
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