DescriptionThis is the fourth volume in the highly acclaimed Global Transformations series. It follows in the footsteps of Global Transformations, The Global Transformations Reader and Governing Globalization. All these volumes have been widely adopted in courses on globalization and global governance across the world, and Globalization Theory will find a place alongside these texts.
This book focuses on elucidating leading theoretical approaches to understanding and explaining globalization, in both its current form and potential future shapes. It is divided into two parts: the first examines competing explanatory theories of globalization in its contemporary form, and the second looks at competing prescriptions for the future of globalization.
The book’s contributors are world-renowned experts in their field, including : Chris Brown, Alex Callinicos ,Michael Doyle, David Held, G. John Ikenberry, Andrew Kuper, Anthony McGrew, Layna Mosley, Thomas Pogge, Thomas Risse, Saskia Sassen and John Tomlinson.
This book is designed for courses on globalization and global governance at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. It will be of interest to students in politics, international relations, social geography, and sociology.
Introduction :Globalization at Risk? David Held and Anthony McGrew
Part One – The Making of Globalization
Chapter 1 Organized Violence in the Making (and Unmaking) of Globalization
Chapter 2 Globalization as American Hegemony
G. John Ikenberry
Chapter 3 Globalization, imperialism, and the capitalist world system
Chapter 4 The places and spaces of the global:an expanded analytic terrain
Chapter 5 The Political Economy of Globalization
Chapter 6 Social Constructivism Meets Globalization
Chapter 7 Globalization and Cultural Analysis
Part Two- The Remaking of Globalization
Chapter 8 Reimagining International Society and Global Community
Chapter 9 The Liberal Peace, Democratic Accountability and the Challenge of Globalization
Michael W. Doyle
Chapter 10 Reframing Global Economic Security and Justice
Chapter 11 Reconstructing Global Governance – Eight Innovations
Chapter 12 Reframing Global Governance: Apocalypse Soon or Reform!
Political Studies Review
“A timely and challenging volume from a first-rate roster of contributors.”
Anne-Marie Slaughter, Princeton University
“This volume, composed by some of the leading analysts of globalization, goes a long way towards clarifying the debate on a fundamental topic, often confused by ideology. It is both rigorous and challenging in its intellectual diversity. It will become required reading in universities around the world.”
Manuel Castells, University of Southern California
- A fourth volume in the hugely successful and highly acclaimed ‘Global Transformations’ series
- Features contributions from world renowned experts in the field, including Thomas Pogge, G. John Ikenberry, Alex Callinicos and David Held
- First section deals with competing views of globalization in its current state
- Second section deals with different normative analyses of the future of globalization
- Will be invaluable to students on a wide-range of courses