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Whither Globalization? : The Vortex of Knowledge and Ideology - James H. Mittelman

Whither Globalization?

The Vortex of Knowledge and Ideology

Hardcover Published: 1st January 2005
ISBN: 9780415342063
Number Of Pages: 152

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Globalization is usually said to be about markets, power and culture. "Whither Globalization? "goes further, arguing that globalization may also be understood as a way of knowing and representing the world. Mittelman debunks several prevalent myths about globalization and 'anti-globalization', presenting alternatives to this force and indicating a new common sense about future world order. Drawing on considerable original research, this book shows how globalization itself and globalization studies have changed since 9/11. Compact and accessible, "Whither Globalization?" is a major contribution to the study of globalization by one of the leading scholars in the field and is essential reading for students of international relations and international political economy.
Key content includes:
Part 1: Power
Part 2: Knowledge
Part 3: Ideology
Part 4: Transformative Possibilities

Power
The Power of Globalization
Knowledge
Mapping Globalization
Globalization: An Ascendant Paradigm?
Critical Globalization Studies
Ideology
Ideologies and the Globalization Agenda
'Common-Sense' Representations of Globalization Protests (co-authored with Glenn Adler)
Bringing in Microencounters
Transformative Possibilities
Alterglobalization
Appendix: Survey Questionnaire
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ISBN: 9780415342063
ISBN-10: 0415342066
Series: Rethinking Globalizations
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 152
Published: 1st January 2005
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.08 x 16.61  x 1.37
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1