Globalization after Copenhagen and the financial crisis

Martell, Luke (2010) Globalization after Copenhagen and the financial crisis.

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Abstract

The Sociology of Globalization discusses dimensions of globalization from media and identity to migration and social movements, from history to theories. It also argues that environment, economics and politics are things that any sociologist who aspires to understand society needs to pay attention to. These dimensions affect society. They are not outside it.

Recent developments such as the Copenhagen climate talks and the financial crisis raise possible conclusions about globalization: 1) they appear to demonstrate the reality of global interdependency; 2) they suggest a crisis for the neoliberal type of globalization that seems to have been behind such problems; and 3) they show the need for global governance to tackle climate change and regulate the economy.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Sociology
Depositing User: Luke Martell
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 18:50
Last Modified: 05 Jun 2013 11:50
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/18537
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