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Preface to the Sixth Edition xii General Introduction 1 Part I Debating Globalization 7 Introduction 8 1 The Hidden Promise: Liberty Renewed 11 John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge 2 How to Judge Globalism 19 Amartya Sen 3 The Elusive Concept of Globalisation 25 Cees J. Hamelink 4 The Clash of Civilizations? 32 Samuel P. Huntington 5 The Millennium Development Goals Report 2015 40 United Nations Part I Questions 46 Part II Explaining Globalization 47 Introduction 48 6 The Modern World?System as a Capitalist World?Economy 52 Immanuel Wallerstein 7 Sociology of the Global System 59 Leslie Sklair 8 A Brief History of Neoliberalism 67 David Harvey 9 World Society and the Nation?State 73 John W. Meyer, John Boli, George M. Thomas, and Francisco O. Ramirez 10 Globalization as a Problem 82 Roland Robertson 11 Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy 90 Arjun Appadurai Part II Questions 99 Part III Experiencing Globalization 101 Introduction 102 12 Waves in the History of Globalization 105 Frank J. Lechner 13 McDonald's in Hong Kong 112 James L. Watson 14 The Transnational Villagers 121 Peggy Levitt 15 Virtual Migration: The Programming of Globalization 129 Aneesh Aneesh 16 Fear and Money in Dubai 137 Mike Davis 17 Outpatients: The Astonishing New World of Medical Tourism 142 Sasha Issenberg 18 An Anthropology of Structural Violence 147 Paul Farmer 19 Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche 154 Ethan Watters Part III Questions 159 Part IV Globalization and the World Economy 161 Introduction 162 20 China Makes, the World Takes 167 James Fallows 21 Commodity Chains and Marketing Strategies: Nike and the Global Athletic Footwear Industry 173 Miguel Korzeniewicz 22 The Sticky Superpower 184 The Economist 23 Global Income Inequality by the Numbers: In History and Now: An Overview 189 Branko Milanovic 24 The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It 194 Paul Collier 25 The Global Financial Crisis and Its Effects 200 Malcolm Edey 26 The Twin Excesses - Financialization and Globalization - Caused the Crash 207 Ashok Bardhan 27 Globalism's Discontents 210 Joseph E. Stiglitz Part IV Questions 218 Part V Globalization and the Nation-State 219 Introduction 220 28 The Declining Authority of States 224 Susan Strange 29 Global Organized Crime 231 James H. Mittelman 30 Has Globalization Gone Too Far? 237 Dani Rodrik 31 The Individualization of Society and the Liberalization of State Policies on Same?Sex Sexual Relations, 1984-1995 244 David John Frank and Elizabeth H. McEneaney 32 Abortion Liberalization in World Society, 1960-2009 251 Elizabeth H. Boyle, Minzee Kim, and Wesley Longhofer Part V Questions 258 Part VI Global Governance 261 Introduction 262 33 The International Monetary Fund 266 James Vreeland 34 ISO and the Infrastructure for a Global Market 273 Craig N. Murphy and JoAnne Yates 35 Global Health Governance: A Conceptual Review 280 Richard Dodgson, Kelley Lee, and Nick Drager 36 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Grant?Making Programmefor Global Health 286 David McCoy, Gayatri Kembhavi, Jinesh Patel, and Akish Luintel 37 IMPACT: Transforming Business, Changing the World - The United Nations Global Compact 291 DNV GL Group and United Nations Global Compact Part VI Questions 297 Part VII Globalization, INGOs, and Civil Society 299 Introduction 300 38 NGOs and Climate Crisis: Fragmentation, Lines of Conflict and Strategic Approaches 304 Barbara Unmusig 39 The Evolution of Debates over Female Genital Cutting 313 Elizabeth Heger Boyle 40 Women's Human Rights and the Muslim Question: Iran's One Million Signatures Campaign 320 Rebecca L. Barlow 41 World Culture in the World Polity: A Century of International Non?Governmental Organization 328 John Boli and George M. Thomas 42 Closing the Corruption Casino: The Imperatives of a Multilateral Approach 336 Peter Eigen 43 Trading Diamonds Responsibly: Institutional Explanations for Corporate Social Responsibility 341 Franziska Bieri and John Boli 44 Poverty Capital: Microfinance and the Making of Development 348 Ananya Roy Part VII Questions 354 Part VIII Globalization and Media 355 Introduction 356 45 Cultural Imperialism 360 John Tomlinson 46 Mapping Global Media Flow and Contra?Flow 370 Daya Kishan Thussu 47 Hybridity and the Rise of Korean Popular Culture in Asia 377 Doobo Shim 48 Landing of the Wave: Hallyu in Peru and Brazil 383 Nusta Corranza Ko, Song No, Jeong?Nam Kim, and Ronald Gobbi Simoes 49 Watching Big Brother at Work: A Production Study of Big Brother Australia 389 Jane Roscoe 50 Bollywood versus Hollywood: Battle of the Dream Factories 397 Heather Tyrrell 51 Why Hollywood Rules the World, and Whether We Should Care 405 Tyler Cowen Part VIII Questions 411 Part IX Globalization and Religion 413 Introduction 414 52 Bin Laden and Other Thoroughly Modern Muslims 418 Charles Kurzman 53 Globalised Islam: The Search for a New Ummah 423 Olivier Roy 54 The Christian Revolution 429 Philip Jenkins 55 American Evangelicals: The Overlooked Globalizers and Their Unintended Gospel of Modernity 437 Joshua J. Yates 56 Religious Rejections of Globalization 443 Frank J. Lechner 57 The Decontexualization of Asian Religious Practices in the Context of Globalization 450 Brooke Schedneck Part IX Questions 455 Part X Globalization and Identity 457 Introduction 458 58 Moral Choices and Global Desires: Feminine Identity in a Transnational Realm 461 Ernestine McHugh 59 Global/Indian: Cultural Politics in the IT Workplace 469 Smitha Radhakrishnan 60 Strategic Inauthenticity 476 Timothy D. Taylor 61 Orange Nation: Soccer and National Identity in the Netherlands 481 Frank J. Lechner 62 Cosmopolitans and Locals in World Culture 486 Ulf Hannerz 63 Cosmopolitanism & Humanism 492 C. Martin Centner Part X Questions 495 Part XI Global Environmentalism 497 Introduction 498 64 Greenpeace and Political Globalism 502 Paul Wapner 65 Environmental Advocacy Networks 510 Margaret E. Keck and Kathryn Sikkink 66 Toward Democratic Governance for Sustainable Development: Transnational Civil Society Organizing around Big Dams 519 Sanjeev Khagram 67 Ozone Depletion 526 Pamela S. Chasek, David L. Downie, and Janet Welsh Brown 68 Movements for Climate Justice in the US and Worldwide 531 Brian Tokar 69 Speech of the IPCC Chairman, Rajendra K. Pachauri, at the Opening Session of the World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland 539 Rajendra K. Pachauri Part XI Questions 542 Part XII Contesting Globalization: Alternatives and Opposition 545 Introduction 546 70 Counterhegemonic Globalization: Transnational Social Movements in the Contemporary Political Economy 550 Peter Evans 71 The Global Justice Movement 557 Geoffrey Pleyers 72 The Twelve Assumptions of an Alter?Globalisation Strategy 563 Gustave Massiah 73 The Global South: The WTO and Deglobalization 568 Walden Bello 74 Ecological Balance in an Era of Globalization 573 Vandana Shiva 75 Porto Alegre Call for Mobilization 582 World Social Forum 76 When and Why Nationalism Beats Globalism 585 Jonathan Haidt 77 The Globalization of Rage: Why Today's Extremism Looks Familiar 591 Pankaj Mishra Part XII Questions 595 Index 597

About the Author

Frank J. Lechner is Professor of Sociology at Emory University, USA. He is the author of The Netherlands: Globalization and National Identity (2008), Globalization: The Making of World Society (2009), and The American Exception (2017), among other publications. John Boli is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Emory University, USA. His publications cover world culture, global organizations, state authority, and education. He has co-authored a number of books including Constructing World Culture: International Nongovernmental Organizations Since 1875 (with George Thomas, 1999).

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