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Globalization, Phenomenon of

  • By: Paul James
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Globalization is the extension of social relations across world-space. It is a simple definition, although it is a description that needs further elaboration given that it turns on a second concept—world-space. This changing space, the space of the “world as it ...

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