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How American is globalization?

William H. Marling

How American is globalization?

by William H. Marling

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, MD .
Written in English


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StatementWilliam H. Marling.
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LC ClassificationsJZ
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 238 p. ;
Number of Pages238
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Open LibraryOL22735418M
ISBN 100801883539

Latin American Responses to Globalization in the 21st Century by M. Nilsson, J. Gustafsson, , Palgrave Macmillan edition, paperback. From the writer who invented the term "cyberspace." The first of William Gibson's usually futuristic sci-fi novels to be set in the present, Pattern Recognition is a masterful snapshot of modern consumer culture and hipster esoterica. Set in London, Tokyo, and Moscow, the story takes the reader on a tour of a global village inhabited by power-hungry marketeers, industrial saboteurs, high-end.

  The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power, Shoshana Zuboff, PublicAffairs, pages. The . An approachable, sophisticated examination of the problems ailing America and the political myopia that led to them.”—Heather Timmons, economics editor for Reuters. Heather Timmons “This book offers an outstanding overview of a complex subject by placing a pro-globalization thesis within a broader historical framework.

  THE YEAR When Explorers Connected the World — and Globalization Began By Valerie Hansen. In the year , the world was on the move. Traders and .   In his book The Globalization Paradox, Rodrik concluded that “we cannot simultaneously pursue democracy, national determination, and economic globalisation.” The results of .


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Marling has however chosen to focus mainly on three countries for comparing US influence, namely Mexico, France and Japan. His rationale for this book is to, as the title indicate analyse "How "American" Is Globalization?", that is to challenge or at least investigate the assumption that globalization is an American driven and valued by:   Marling answers his own questionhow "American" is globalization?with two seemingly contradictory answers: "less than you think" and "more than you know." Deconstructing the myth of global Americanization, he argues that despite the typically William Marling's provocative work analyzes—in specific terms—the impacts of American technology and 4/5.

Marling has however chosen to focus mainly on three countries for comparing US influence, namely Mexico, France and Japan. His rationale for this book is to, as the title indicate analyse "How "American" Is Globalization?", that is to challenge or at least investigate the assumption that globalization is an American driven and valued trend/5(5).

William Marling's provocative work analyzes—in specific terms—the impacts of American technology and culture on foreign societies.

Marling answers his own question—how "American" is globalization?—with two seemingly contradictory answers: "less than you think" and "more than you know." Deconstructing the myth of global Americanization, he argues that despite the typically American 1/5(1).

Globalization Has Done A Lot Of Great Things For Americans. This volume explores the phenomenon of Americanization and its worldwide impact, and the cultural consequences of globalization. Following an introductory overview, three chapters deal with theoretical perspectives on cosmopolitanism, Americanization, globalization, culture, modernity and immediacy.

Case studies follow on France, Japan and China, and there are six chapters on transnational. The diffusion of certain cuisines such as American fast food chains is a visible aspect of cultural globalization: the two most successful global food and beverage outlets, McDonald’s and Starbucks, are American companies often cited as examples of globalization, with o locations operating worldwide, respectively, as of   While most Americans only began paying attention to globalization with the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) debates in In reality, the U.S.

has been a leader in globalization since before World War II. Let’s move on to Peter Singer’s book about the ethics of globalisation, One World. This is a relatively small book but with a very big idea.

I like to use it to test my. The top 10 books on globalization By Moisés Naím One of the most interesting books on globalization is Felipe Fernández Armesto’s Pathfinders: A Global History of Exploration. Globalization, the increasing integration of world markets, has already done a lot of great things for Americans.

It has helped America win the war on communism. It has freed Americans from. In her recent book, “The Year When Explorers Connected the World — and Globalization Began” (Scribner), Hansen rejects the popular view that globalization started around the time of Columbus’ voyage, and instead demonstrates that earlier travelers had already established a network of trade routes that connected Asia, Europe.

Critics point to the uneven popularity of McDonalds as a prime example of globalization and supposed American hegemony in the world. But Marling shows, in a series of case studies, that local cultures are intrinsically resilient and that local languages, eating habits, land use, education systems, and other social patterns determine the extent.

Buy This Book in Print. summary. William Marling's provocative work analyzes—in specific terms—the impacts of American technology and culture on foreign societies. Marling answers his own question—how "American" is globalization?—with two seemingly contradictory answers: "less than you think" and "more than you know." Cited by:   The web of globalization continued to spin out through the Age of Revolution, when ideas about liberty, equality, and fraternity spread like fire from America to France to Latin America and beyond.

It rode the waves of industrialization, colonization, and war through the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries, powered by the.

Globalization by the Book, Keynote Address Given at the American Association of Publishers, by Prakash Loungani, Chief, Policy Communications, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund.

February 5, Keynote Address given at the American Association of. Michel Chossudovsky's book is a must read for anyone who prefers peace and hope to perpetual war, death, dislocation and despair." Hon. Paul Hellyer, former Canadian Minister of National Defence "Michel Chossudovsky describes globalization as a hegemonic weapon that empowers the financial elites and enslaves 99 percent of the world's population.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: IX, Seiten: Illustrationen: Contents: Preface1. "Less Than We Think"What Are We Talking about When We Talk about Globalization?Is English Conquering the World?The Ubiquitous American FilmAmerican Television and the Rise of Local ProgrammingThe McDonald's BrouhahaWhat about the Internet?Do American.

Globalization means the interconnection of national economies across the world on issues such as trade, investment, labor, banking and the movement of people, goods and services. "Critics point to the popularity of McDonald's as a prime example of globalization and the supposed American hegemony in the world.

But Marling shows, in a series of case studies, that local cultures are intrinsically resilient and that local languages, eating habits, land use, education systems, and other social patterns determine the extent to which American culture is imported and adapted. Research on globalization and the United States reveals both positive and negative impacts that globalization has upon America.

Globalization has made a change greatly towards the fragmentation of the American society, which is a concern marking a very sharp break from the past cultural analysis in America.He is an author whose latest book “Why Globalization Works for America: How Nationalist Trade Policies Are Destroying Our Country” was out this year.

Tags Globalization Government Technology.book Keywords for American Cultural Studies. by Lisa Lowe “Globalization” is a contemporary term used in academic and nonacademic contexts to describe a late twentieth- and early twenty-first-century condition of economic, social, and political interdependence across cultures, societies, nations, and regions that has been precipitated by an.