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The Globalization of Nothing 2

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The Globalization of Nothing is back in a revised and completely updated Second Edition. In this reconceptualized volume, author George Ritzer focuses his attention squarely on the processes of globalization and how they relate to McDonaldization. This revision is shorter, more concise, and spends much less space on the Nothing-Something continuum that he introduced in the ...more
Paperback, 249 pages
Published January 18th 2007 by Sage Publications, Inc (first published 2007)
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Peter
Aug 29, 2008 rated it did not like it
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Taking IR theory from a sociological perspective is an interesting concept but this author does a terrible job with this book. He attempts to discredit every other academic field in trying to prove his point, and makes poor points in his discussions of globalization. He also coins his own terms (from his other writing) such as grobalization, and is just wrong about many topics of globalization. It is a book where he makes up his terms, ideas and arguments to fit his theory of globalization rathe ...more
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George Ritzer is Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland. He has named at Distinguished-Scholar Teacher at Maryland and received the American Sociological Association’s Distinguished Contribution to Teaching Award. Among his academic awards are an Honorary Doctorate from La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia; Honorary Patron, University Philosophical Society, Trinity C ...more
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