The emphasis throughout is on reflexive connections between individuals and global institutions. The author considers different theoretical approaches to the analysis of globalization but also discusses a rich variety of more empirical issues and materials.
This book will appeal to 2nd and 3rd year undergraduates following courses which deal with processes of globalization.
1. The European Global View.
2. Mass Society and the American Dream.
3. The Citzen and the Nation–State System.
4. The Producer–Consumer in the Global Economy.
5. The Viewer in the Global Communication System.
6. The Soldier in the World Order.
7. Global Social Movements.
"This book will be welcomed by those who are sympathetic to the idea of globalization but have found most accounts of it excessively stucturalist and abstract." British Journal of Sociology