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Varieties of World-Making: Beyond Globalization

Nathalie Karagiannis and Peter Wagner

Abstract

Globalization has been the topic of heated debate in recent years, with one side asserting that it will produce a better standard of living for people around the world, and a fierce opposition arguing that it will ultimately lead to greater poverty and the destruction of unique human cultures. This book tackles the issue from a different angle, proposing that the contemporary global network of business, politics, and culture be viewed from the inter–disciplinary perspective of world–making. Drawn from the ranks of sociology, law, international relations, political philosophy, and history, the ... More

Keywords: globalization, poverty, human cultures, global network, business, politics, culture, world–making, political dilemmas, ripple effects

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9781846310195
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846310201

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nathalie Karagiannis, editor

Peter Wagner, editor

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Introduction Globalization or World-Making?

Nathalie Karagiannis and Peter Wagner

Part 1 The Coexistence of Several Worlds

Part 2 The Bonds That Make A World

Part 3 Framing A World

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