Geographies of Globalization

2nd Edition

Warwick E. Murray, John Overton

Routledge
Published September 15, 2014
Textbook - 484 Pages - 87 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780415567626 - CAT# Y106246
Series: Routledge Contemporary Human Geography Series

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Summary

Geographies of Globalization 2nd edition offers an animated and fully-updated exposition of the geographical impacts of globalization and the contribution of human geography to studies and debates in this area. Energetic and engaging, this book:

• Illustrates how the core principles of human geography – such as space and scale – lead to a better understanding of the phenomenon

• Debates the historical evolution of globalized society

• Analyses the interconnected economic, political and cultural geographies of globalization

• Examines the impact of global transformations ‘on the ground’ using examples from six continents

• Discusses the three global crises currently facing the world – inequality, the environment and unstable capitalism most recently manifested in the Great Recession

• Articulates a human geographical framework for progressive globalization and approaching solutions to the problems we face

Boxed sections highlight key concepts and innovative work by geographers as well as topical and lively debates concerning current global trends. The book is also generously illustrated with a wide range of Figures, photographs, and maps.

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