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This authoritative book brings together the sociologies of globalization and the environment in one volume. Steven Yearley argues that environmental issues have received scant attention in the general debate on globalization even though environmentalists have been very successful in capturing the language and imagery of the globe.
Chapter 1: The Sociology of Globalization
The Sociology of Globalization
Identifying with the Global
To put it at its simplest, sociologists have concerned themselves with two aspects of globalization, one ‘subjective’, one ‘objective’. The aspect which is taken to be objective relates to the rise to prominence of more and more global processes such as global marketing ...