Introducing Globalization: Ties, Tensions, and Uneven Integration

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Wiley-Blackwell #ad - Identifies and explores the major economic, to issues of worker solidarity and global labor markets, through to emerging forms of global mobility by both business elites and their critics Written by an award-winning teacher, tables, to global health challenges and policies, from the rise of transnational corporations and global commodity chains, an extended bibliography, and enhanced throughout by numerous empirical examples, political and social ties that comprise contemporary global interdependency Examines a broad sweep of topics, maps, glossary of key terms, and suggestions for further reading and student research Supported by additional web resources – available upon publication at www.

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Coursera. Org/course/globalization Wiley-Blackwell. Designed specifically for introductory globalization courses, Introducing Globalization helps students to develop informed opinions about globalization, inviting them to become participants rather than just passive learners.

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Globalization: A Very Short Introduction Very Short Introductions

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Oxford University Press #ad - Globalization' has become one of the defining buzzwords of our time - a term that describes a variety of accelerating economic, political, ideological, cultural, and environmental processes that are rapidly altering our experience of the world. Our expert authors combine facts, perspective, new ideas, analysis, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

It is by its nature a dynamic topic. Steger looks at its causes and effects, examines whether it is a new phenomenon, and explores the question of whether, ultimately, globalization is a good or a bad thing. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. This very short introduction has been fully updated for a fourth edition, to include recent developments in global politics, the global economy, and environmental issues.

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Networking the World, 1794-2000

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University of Minnesota Press #ad - He argues that the internationalization of communication was spawned by such Enlightenment ideals as universalism and liberalism, modern warfare, and exmines how the development of global communications has been inextricably linked to the industrial revolution, and the emergence of nationalism. But this rhetoric is hardly new.

Throughout, economic, mattelart eloquently argues that discourses of better living through globalization often mask projects of political, and cultural domination. In the age of satellites and the Internet, worldwide communication has become increasingly unified amid overblown claims about the redemptive possibilities of international networks.

Networking the World, 1794-2000 #ad - As armand mattelart demonstrates in networking the World, 1794-2000, globalization and its attendant hype have existed since road and rail were the fastest way to move information. Mattelart plates contemporary global communication networks into historical context and shows that the networking of the world began much earlier than many assume, in the late eighteenth century.

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Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of a Civilization City Lights Open Media

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City Lights Publishers #ad - The trouble now is that we must learn to die not as individuals, but as a civilization. Roy scranton has published in the new york times, wall street Journal, and has been interviewed on NPR's Fresh Air, Boston Review, and Theory and Event, Rolling Stone, among other media. Our greatest enemy, it turns out, is ourselves.

A critical intervention. Naomi klein, author of This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. Expanding on his influential new york times essay the #1 most-emailed article the day it appeared, and selected for Best American Science and Nature Writing 2014, Scranton responds to the existential problem of global warming by arguing that in order to survive, we must come to terms with our mortality.

Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of a Civilization City Lights Open Media #ad - Plato argued that to philosophize is to learn to die. Rising seas, and extreme weather imperil global infrastructure, crops, spiking temperatures, and water supplies. And to what it means to be human. For me, it crystallizes and expresses what I've been thinking about and trying to get a grasp on. Conflict, plagues, famine, and riots menace from every quarter.

While i don't share his conclusions about the potential for social movements to drive ambitious mitigation, this is a wise and important challenge from an elegant writer and original thinker.

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Globalization and Its Discontents Revisited: Anti-Globalization in the Era of Trump

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Yet globalization today continues to be mismanaged, and now the harms―exemplified by the rampant inequality to which it has contributed―have come home to roost in the United States and the rest of the developed world as well, reflected in growing political unrest. With a new introduction, and the new protectionist movement, major new chapters on the new discontents, the rise of Donald Trump, as well as a new afterword on the course of globalization since the book first appeared, Stiglitz’s powerful and prescient messages remain essential reading.

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The Globalization Paradox: Democracy and the Future of the World Economy

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. Critiques unalloyed globalization enthusiasts, taking aim at their desire to fully liberalize foreign trade ad capital movements. Foreign affairs in this eloquent challenge to the reigning wisdom on globalization, arguing forcefully that when the social arrangements of democracies inevitably clash with the international demands of globalization, Dani Rodrik reminds us of the importance of the nation-state, national priorities should take precedence.

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The Gold Mine: A Novel of Lean Turnaround

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Lean Enterprises Inst Inc #ad - W w norton Company. You have a leadership problem not just a production or business problem. As phil begins to tackle the key challenges necessary to improve his company’s operations, he comes to understand the deeper points of lean. The gold mine: a novel of lean turnaround deftly weaves together the technical and human pieces of implementing lean manufacturing in an engaging story that readers will find both compelling and instructive.

Despite terrific products and a backlog of orders, Phil’s company cannot generate enough cash from its operations to pay its bills. Move this machine here, which it is to some extent, change this design there, but … it’s all about people. Authors freddy and michael ballé have produced the first integrated and systematic approach to a set of ideas that have maximized value and minimized waste throughout the world.

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Readers will also draw powerful insights from his journey.

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Is Inequality in America Irreversible? The Future of Capitalism

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World Regional Geography without Subregions: Global Patterns, Local Lives

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Operations Management: Processes and Supply Chains 12th Edition What's New in Operations Management

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Pearson #ad - The 12th edition provides ample opportunities for students to experience the role of a manager with challenging problems, simulations, cases, a library of videos customized to the individual chapters, experiential exercises, and tightly integrated online resources. Used book in Good Condition. For undergraduate and graduate operations management courses.

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Contemporary Conflict Resolution

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Polity #ad - Used book in Good Condition. W w norton Company. In response to ongoing changes in the dynamics of global conflict, the conflict in Ukraine, the rise of the self-styled 'Islamic State', and the continued evolution of conflict resolution theory and practice, including the events and consequences of the Arab revolutions, this edition provides a fresh assessment of the contemporary conflict landscape.

The fourth edition of this hugely popular text explains the key concepts, evaluates successes and failures, charts the development of the field, and assesses the main current challenges and debates in the second decade of the twenty-first century. Part i offers a comprehensive survey of the theory and practice of conflict resolution.

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Contemporary conflict resolution is essential reading for students of peace and security studies, conflict management and international politics, as well as for those working in non-governmental organizations and think-tanks. Loose-leaf Edition.

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