The Politics of Globalization: A Reader

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Mark Kesselman
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 2006 - History - 514 pages
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The broad range of selections in this reader gives students a foundation for understanding globalization. Each of the four sections—an introduction to the topic; political economy; civil society; and governance—examine the national and intra-national implications of globalization. The readings present views both for and against globalization and include scholarly discussions and a diverse range of selections on emerging topics.

The writing style and format of the readings make them accessible to students at all levels of understanding.

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About the author (2006)

Mark Kesselman is Editor of the INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW and professor emeritus of political science at Columbia University. His research and teaching focuses on the political economy of advanced capitalism, with particular attention to French politics, the Left, and organized labor in Western Europe. He has published articles in the AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW, COMPARATIVE POLITICS, WORLD POLITICS, POLITICS & SOCIETY, and elsewhere. He is author, co-author, or editor of THE FRENCH WORKERS' MOVEMENT: ECONOMIC CRISIS AND POLITICAL CHANGE (1984), EUROPEAN POLITICS IN TRANSITION (2009), and READINGS IN COMPARATIVE POLITICS (2006).

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