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Geographies of Globalisation

Geographies of Globalisation
A Demanding World

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April 2008 | 448 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Geographies of Globalization explores the geographies of proximity and distance that shape globalization, and considers the politics of responsibility that it brings. It examines globalization in terms of:
  • Economy: patterns of trade, work and finance
  • Politics: political institutions and the role of political campaigns
  • Technology: how technologies are networking the world
  • Migration: the dynamics of mobility.

Including key readings, summary boxes, activities, and illustrative case-study material throughout, the book explains how the geographies of globalization - the ways in which things are brought closer together or kept apart - are critical to our understanding of how globalization works now, and how we respond to it.

Jennifer Robinson, Gillian Rose & Clive Barnett
John Allen
Claiming Connections: a distant world of sweatshops?
Roger Silverstone
Media and Communication in a Globalized World
Clive Barnett
Reaching Out: the demands of citizenship in a globalised world
Karim Murji
A Place in the World: geographies of belonging
Gillian Rose
Envisioning Demands: photographs, families and strangers
Steve Pile
A Haunted World: the unsettling demands of a globalised past
David Lambert
Making the Past Present: historical wrongs and demands for reparation
Jennifer Robinson
The Geopolitics of Intervention: presence and power in global politics

A comprehensive and clearly structured text covering the main issues and accessible to undergrad students.

Dr Karin White
Business and Humanities, Sligo Institute of Technology
May 22, 2019

Invaluable insights are offered and neatly categorised for undergrad students that focuses on individual and collective responsibility and restorative measures for historical injustices imposed. a Great global overview.

Mr Gwilym Sion ap Gruffudd
School of Education, Bangor University
November 4, 2015

All chapters are worth to read. But the best article is "Media and communication in globalised world".

Mr Ahmad Izzo
Institute of Geography, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
June 18, 2015

This book mostly addresses topics that are not included in the course on Globalization as taught in the Geography curriculum over here. Only limited parts can be used by the students as additional reading besides core readings

Dr L. Van Grunsven
Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University
June 30, 2011

This is a very useful text for undergraduates with a clear sense of direction and a range of interesting topics covered. Students will get a feel for the breadth of the topic of globalisation by exploring a range of detailed ways in which global processes challenge us to think and live differently.

Dr Nick Gill
Department of Geography, Exeter University
September 30, 2010

I loved the book; it's excellent. And I have used small parts of it in my class. But overall I felt my students wouldn't be prepared for the level of reader expected here.

Dr Alistair Fraser
Geography , national university of ireland maynooth
November 13, 2009

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ISBN: 9781847874719