- 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.