Manfred Steger, professor of Global Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa argues that globalization has four main dimensions: economic, political, cultural. For many scholars and political activists, “globalization” encompasses a variety of Manfred Steger presents globalization in plain, readable English as a. Presenting globalization as a multifaceted process encompassing global, In this fourth edition Steger discusses some of the key features of recent years, such .

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Globalization is commonly thought of as a new phenomenon, but contact between diverse individuals is not new. It began when prehistoric tribes settled and were able to outmuscle wandering tribes. The premodern period saw technological advances that allowed trade and communication to flourish. The early modern period saw the birth of capitalism and regional markets.

The modern period saw the Industrial Revolution provide massive advances in technology at the expense of the environment. The contemporary era is an era of convergence, with people globalisatin together through deregulated economic and ICT systems.


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The economic dimension of globalization 4. The political dimension of globalization 5. The cultural dimension of globalization 6.

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The ecological dimension of globalization 7. Global crises and the future of globalization End Matter References Index. Related Content Prologue Epilogue 1. Global crises and the future of globakisation References Index. Preface to the third edition List of abbreviations List of illustrations List of maps List of figures 1. Sign in to annotate.