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Theorizing Our Shrinking World

Globalization and Its Discontents

From: Restless Ideas


The Global Age … 505

The Many Voices of Globalization Theory … 512

Manuel Castells and the Network Society … 533

Ulrich Beck and the Risk Society … 538

References … 550



Tony Simmons

Tony Simmons teaches sociology at Athabasca University. He is the author of Revitalizing the Classics: What Past Social Theorists Can Teach Us Today and co-author of Reading Organizational Theory: A Critical Approach to the Study of Organizational Behaviour and Structure.