Thinking Globally: A Global Studies Reader by Mark Juergensmeyer

By Mark Juergensmeyer

during this available textual content, Mark Juergensmeyer, a pioneer in international experiences, offers a accomplished evaluate of the rising box of worldwide reviews from local, topical, and theoretical views. all of the twenty compact chapters in Thinking Globally features Juergensmeyer’s personal lucid creation to the most important themes and provides short excerpts from significant writers in these components. The chapters discover the historical past of globalization in every one quarter of the area, from Africa and the center East to Asia, Europe, and the Americas, and canopy key concerns in modern worldwide period, such as:

• demanding situations of the worldwide economy
• Fading of the nation-state
• rising nationalisms and transnational ideologies
• Hidden economies of intercourse trafficking and the unlawful drug trade
• New communications media
• Environmental crises
• Human rights abuses

Thinking Globally is the suitable creation to international experiences for college kids, and a great source for somebody attracted to studying extra approximately this new region of study.

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