Is Globalization Civilizing, Destructive or Feeble? a Critique of Five Key Debates in the Social-science Literature


The sociological, economic, political and anthropological literatures are devoting increasing attention to globalization. This chapter discusses the various connotations of the term and puts it in historical perspective. Existing theoretical and empirical research on globalization is organized around five key issues or questions: is it really happening… (More)


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