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Globalization and Social Theory (Theorizing Society)

by Roland Robertson

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Open University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social theory,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Globalization,
  • Sociology - Social Theory,
  • Political Science / Globalization,
  • Sociology - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10561780M
    ISBN 100335210139
    ISBN 109780335210138

      Globalization has had a profound effect on social work practice, changing service delivery; altering the labour process for professional social workers; creating new social problems for practitioners to address, such as people-trafficking and environmental issues; and producing demands for indigenization, or the development of locality specific forms of theory and by: This book takes politics and economics seriously and sees these as an important part of sociology. You can’t understand globalization without looking at its economic and political dimensions, or by analysing cultural and social spheres instead of, or separately from, politics and economics. If culture is looked at separately fromFile Size: KB.

    From this perspective, one should avoid both technological and economic determinism and all one–sided optics of globalization in favor of a view that theorizes globalization as a highly complex, contradictory, and thus ambiguous set of institutions and social relations, as well as one involving flows of goods, services, ideas, technologies. The book is well written and well read and fulfills its mission of giving an introduction to the multifaceted reality of globalization. The author is a university professor who analyzes globalization from the vantage point of understanding a developing and increasingly complex academic subject.

    Globalization and the related issues of power and identity are central concerns in international studies, whether viewed from a political, economic, spatial or human perspective. The fully updated second edition of this major collection brings together a multi-disciplinary group of international scholars to interrogate globalization in theory and practice. the social impact of globalization in developing countries (DCs). With this purpose in mind, it is therefore important to clarify the limitations of the discussion put forward in the following sections. Definition. An ex-post measurable and objective definition of globalization has been used, namely increasing trade openness and FDI.


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Social theory, however, begins to give us the tools for grasping the enigma of globalization, showing how changes in the capitalist economy and information technologies have reshaped the contours of social time and space.

In social theory, Globalization is linked to accelerated social activity and increased interconnectedness between people. Globalization is also perceived as a transformation of multi-faceted, geographically-confined and historically-set experience into a one-dimensional and widely accessible global world where time and distance are no longer.

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It has in fact in a very important sense been the successor to the debates on modernity and postmodernity in the understanding of sociocultural change and as the central thematic for social theory.

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