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Thinking Globally - A Global Studies Reader (Paperback): Mark Juergensmeyer

Thinking Globally - A Global Studies Reader (Paperback)

Mark Juergensmeyer

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In this accessible text, Mark Juergensmeyer, a pioneer in global studies, provides a comprehensive overview of the emerging field of global studies from regional, topical, and theoretical perspectives. Each of the twenty compact chapters in Thinking Globally features Juergensmeyer's own lucid introduction to the key topics and offers brief excerpts from major writers in those areas. The chapters explore the history of globalization in each region of the world, from Africa and the Middle East to Asia, Europe, and the Americas, and cover key issues in today's global era, such as: - Challenges of the global economy - Fading of the nation-state - Emerging nationalisms and transnational ideologies - Hidden economies of sex trafficking and the illegal drug trade - New communications media - Environmental crises - Human rights abuses Thinking Globally is the perfect introduction to global studies for students, and an exceptional resource for anyone interested in learning more about this new area of study.


Imprint: University of California Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2014
First published: 2014
Editors: Mark Juergensmeyer
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 25mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 456
ISBN-13: 978-0-520-27844-8
Categories: Books > Reference & Interdisciplinary > Interdisciplinary studies > Globalization
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > General
Books > Business & Economics > Economics > Political economy
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Anthropology > Social & cultural anthropology > General
LSN: 0-520-27844-5
Barcode: 9780520278448

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